Christians Account for Bigger Percentage of US Refugee Arrivals Under Trump

Since Trump took office in January,  more Christian than Muslim refugees have been admitted to the United States, reversing a trend that had seen Muslims outnumber Christians in the final fiscal year under President Barack Obama

Can Ayaan Hirsi Ali Liberate Islam from Islamism?

Moderate calls for a “paradigm shift that recognizes how violent jihad is intertwined with the ideological infrastructure of dawa,” the “subversive, indoctrinating precursor to jihad.”  The question remains: “Can Islam actually become a religion of peace?”

Chairman’s Report for July 14, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter: Report from Iraq: Threats at Christian IDP compound – “must be cut” / Four camps for displaced Christian families visited – Diapers distributed / Downtown Erbil – Christian women cannot go into street alone / Small Christian IDP camp needs more than 47,000 gallons of water per month

NGOs Sign Letter to Senate Leaders in Support of HR 390

Religious Freedom Coalition Chairman, William J. Murray signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer demanding unanimous consent for the bipartisan bill H.R. 390, The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act. Other signers are Nina Shea, Director of Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom; David

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Spread the Word- Diapers for Refugees

Need a basic overview of our Diapers for Refugees program? Look below and feel free to share with friends and family to help spread the word!  

Chairman’s Report for June 30, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   HR-390 has passed the House – Your letters and calls made the difference Update:   HR-390 must now pass the Senate under “rules of suspension” New:        Family of concert suicide bomber fought on US side in Libya New:        Obama/Hillary “Grand Plan” for Middle East spread jihadist terror WE WON

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June Diaper Delivery Update

We are currently in our second diaper distribution of the year! Our ministry partners in Iraq are continuing to roll out diapers from our first distribution. This month already, five more Christian refugee camps received diaper and sanitary pads. On June 16, 90 families received 2 packs of diapers per child, totaling 180 diaper packs

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USCIRF Commends House Passage of Genocide Accountability Act Urges Senate Action  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2017   USCIRF Commends House Passage of Genocide Accountability Act Urges Senate Action   USCIRF declares that “the perpetrators of genocide must be held to account”   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) commends the passage on June 6, 2017, in the U.S. House of

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Conversations with a Senator

By: William J. Murray “We have no one else to fight the Islamic State”: I cannot report the name of the Senator this column concerns, because all comments recorded here were made “off the record.” I attend many “off the record” meetings on Capitol Hill which are meant to give those invited “background” information, but

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HR 390 Passed in the House

MAJOR VICTORY – HR-390 has passed in the HOUSE Your post cards and calls to Congress did the job! HR-390, The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act, was introduced by our friend Congressman Chris Smith on January 10th of this year, shortly after the 115th Congress began its first session. Within a

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Kurdistan Region of Iraq: New USCIRF Report on Religious Minorities in the KRI

In January, William J.Murray personally was escorting three trucks of supplies to the NPU, one two-ton truck with food and two pickups filled with bottled water, when the Peshmerga stopped us at their main checkpoint between Erbil and Qaraqosh. I had authorized the aid, which amounted to a 20-day supply of food for the 300-man

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The Chairman’s Report for June 2, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter: Christian summer camp in Jordan will meet government deadline / Religious Freedom Coalition pays for camp fencing, floodlights and cameras / America’s plan to defeat ISIL: Give weapons to the enemy of our enemy / Still no vote on HR-390 and Leadership stalls bill in the House

Diapers for Refugees Continues to Help Christian Refugees in Iraq

March kicked off the 2017 Diapers for Refugees delivery program in Iraq. Our ministry partners in Iraq are continuing to roll out diapers from our first distribution. In May, four more Christian refugee camps received diaper and sanitary pads. On May 1, 75 families received 2 packs of diapers, totaling 150 diaper packs distributed. Later

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A disturbing situation in Jordan for Christian children

Government orders changes at Christian camp: As I mentioned in the last Chairman’s Report I received an urgent call from Jordan, from the ministry we work with that runs a summer camp for Christian children and youth. The camp was opened early this year to allow entire Christian refugee families to come and enjoy fresh

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March and June Diapers for Refugees

In March more than $18,000 was transferred to our ministry partner in Iraq to begin year two of the Diapers for Refugees program. The first distribution of 160,000 diapers was conducted last year in March. The cost has remained stable over the last year and our cost for absorbent, high quality diapers made in Turkey

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Can Ayaan Hirsi Ali Liberate Islam from Islamism?

Moderate calls for a “paradigm shift that recognizes how violent jihad is intertwined with the ideological infrastructure of dawa,” the “subversive, indoctrinating precursor to jihad.”  The question remains: “Can Islam actually become a religion of peace?”

Spread the Word- Diapers for Refugees

Need a basic overview of our Diapers for Refugees program? Look below and feel free to share with friends and family to help spread the word!  

June Diaper Delivery Update

We are currently in our second diaper distribution of the year! Our ministry partners in Iraq are continuing to roll out diapers from our first distribution. This month already, five more Christian refugee camps received diaper and sanitary pads. On June 16, 90 families received 2 packs of diapers per child, totaling 180 diaper packs

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Diapers for Refugees Continues to Help Christian Refugees in Iraq

March kicked off the 2017 Diapers for Refugees delivery program in Iraq. Our ministry partners in Iraq are continuing to roll out diapers from our first distribution. In May, four more Christian refugee camps received diaper and sanitary pads. On May 1, 75 families received 2 packs of diapers, totaling 150 diaper packs distributed. Later

[continue reading…]

A disturbing situation in Jordan for Christian children

Government orders changes at Christian camp: As I mentioned in the last Chairman’s Report I received an urgent call from Jordan, from the ministry we work with that runs a summer camp for Christian children and youth. The camp was opened early this year to allow entire Christian refugee families to come and enjoy fresh

[continue reading…]

March and June Diapers for Refugees

In March more than $18,000 was transferred to our ministry partner in Iraq to begin year two of the Diapers for Refugees program. The first distribution of 160,000 diapers was conducted last year in March. The cost has remained stable over the last year and our cost for absorbent, high quality diapers made in Turkey

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RFC Newsletters

Chairman’s Report for July 14, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter: Report from Iraq: Threats at Christian IDP compound – “must be cut” / Four camps for displaced Christian families visited – Diapers distributed / Downtown Erbil – Christian women cannot go into street alone / Small Christian IDP camp needs more than 47,000 gallons of water per month

Chairman’s Report for June 30, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   HR-390 has passed the House – Your letters and calls made the difference Update:   HR-390 must now pass the Senate under “rules of suspension” New:        Family of concert suicide bomber fought on US side in Libya New:        Obama/Hillary “Grand Plan” for Middle East spread jihadist terror WE WON

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The Chairman’s Report for June 2, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter: Christian summer camp in Jordan will meet government deadline / Religious Freedom Coalition pays for camp fencing, floodlights and cameras / America’s plan to defeat ISIL: Give weapons to the enemy of our enemy / Still no vote on HR-390 and Leadership stalls bill in the House

The Chairman’s Report for May 12, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   Post Cards to Congress Campaign – Congress swamped with post cards Update:   Calls to Congressional leaders needed to move HR-390 forward Update:   Iraqi ministry calls for help: Expanded Christmas and diaper programs? New:        Jordanian authorities demand changes at Christian summer camp Congress swamped with HR-390 post cards HR

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William J. Murray and Congressman Trent Franks

Chairman’s Report For April 12, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter: Postcards to Congress Campaign – Victory as HR- 390 passes committee / Visits with congressmen and Senators increase to support HR-390 / Diapers for Refugees program delivery in March – feminine products added / Did Assad, already winning a war, use a weapon of desperation?

Chairman’s Report For March 17, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter New:        Radical feminists rally around leader who is convicted Muslim terrorist Update:   United Nations should not be the ones “vetting” refugees to the US Update:   New wave of Christian refugees flee city of Mosul where they were trapped Convicted Muslim terrorist leading “Women’s March” Woman gained US citizenship after

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