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Christmas for Refugees in Iraq

Dec 27th, 2016 | By

The Religious Freedom Coalition’s Christmas for Refugees program is now in its 2nd year in Iraq and has grown from 600 children to more than 2,000 children participating. New photos and video of events in Iraq are now available.

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Obama leaves ‘Islam’ out of Paris terror statement

Nov 14th, 2015 | By

All the hallmarks of Islamic terror attacks in Paris, France, on Friday weren’t enough to convince President Obama it would be prudent to use the word “Islam.” Obama used Friday’s address to condemn the attempt “to terrorize innocent civilians,” but refused to specifically identify the Islamic element of extremist groups.

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Islam between Radicalism and Reform

Jul 28th, 2015 | By

Islam is uniquely resistant to secularization. Mohammed was not just a prophet or theologian, but also a politician, a warrior, a merchant, and, perhaps most importantly, a head of state, a small kind of mini-state. Thus any advocacy in Islam of separating religion and politics must go up against the prophetic model

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Sex Slavery and the Islamic State

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By

The Islamic State in the fourth edition of its magazine Dabiq it aggressively promoted sex slavery as an Islamic practice, arguing that the practice conforms to the teaching and example of Muhammad and his companions. Is this acceptance of sex slavery a part of mainstream Islamic thought?

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The Magna Carta:  Celebrating Our foundation of Freedom

Jun 15th, 2015 | By

The formation of the United States Constitution in 1789 is rooted and grounded in the English Magna Carta. Early American colonists were deeply influenced by this document. It is still an extremely important symbol of freedom and liberty even today. In essence, the Magna Carta became “the law of the land” in the United States of America and the foundation of Western democracy.

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Freedom’s Founding Document Turns 800

Jun 15th, 2015 | By
King John was forced to sign the Magda Carta on June 15th, 2015 at Runnymede on the Thames. (From James Doyle's 'A Chronicle of England'

The Magna Carta, which marks its 800th year on June 15, 2015, richly deserves being called, in the words of British Member of the European Parliament Daniel Hannan, the “most important bargain in the history of the human race.” From the Magna Carta springs the power of elected assembly over single rulers and thus the birth of the Western Democracy,

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Experts: Iraq Christians are on the “Edge of Extinction”

May 22nd, 2015 | By

In 2003 Christians numbered 1.5 million. that number today has dwindled to as few as 200,000. Congressman Wolf stated under the genocidal assaults of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) the Christian community “is facing extinction if the current trajectory remains.”

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Caliphate over Africa:  The Islamic State’s Boko Haram Franchise

Apr 1st, 2015 | By
Young Christian women display signs asking for the return of their sisters kidnapped by the Boko Haram

Nigerian human rights lawyer Emmanuel Ogebe discussed a “New Arc of Evil: The Boko Haram/ISIS Merger” during the Hudson Institute panel ib March. Ogebe and his fellow panelists examined the dangerous, bloody ramifications of unity between Nigeria’s Boko Haram jihadists and their similarly brutal allies in the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

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Chairman’s Report March 27th, 2015

Mar 30th, 2015 | By
An attendee at The Awakening receives information about our Christmas program. Many people visited our exhibit and either took information or spoke with me or with a volunteer.

In this issue: Religious Freedom Coalition exhibit at the Awakening Conference promotes Christians for Refugee program / Chairman William J. Murray explains the concept of the Rule of Law which is misunderstood by both liberals and conservatives in the United States. How do we undo the imperial presidency?

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Chairman’s Report March 6th, 2015

Mar 6th, 2015 | By

In this issue: RFC Chairman William J. Murray reports on his mission to Egypt and the situation with Christians in that nation now as compared to under the Obama inserted Muslim Brotherhood regime which was toppled. Also featured a full explanation of why the Obama Administration refuses to refer to the Islamic State terror organization by name

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