Payday Lending ‘Grinds the Faces of the Poor into the Ground,’ Russell Moore Says; New Left-Right Christian Coalition Seeks to End Practice

May 19, 2015

Faith for Just Lending, a new coalition of Christian groups representing different parts of the political spectrum, was formed to advocate for the elimination of unjust lending practices that hurt the poor.

“Payday lending is a form of economic predation and grinds the faces of the poor into the ground,” said Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

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