Posts Tagged ‘ Anna Eshoo ’

Dear-Colleague Letter Regarding Reports of Roll Back of Genocide Declaration

Jul 28th, 2017 | By

A dear-colleague letter authored by Reps. Smith, Eshoo, Fortenberry, and Franks, regarding reports that some in the State Department are seeking to roll back the declaration of genocide against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria by ISIS is currently circulating to supporters of the HR 390 bill.

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NGOs Sign Letter to Senate Leaders in Support of HR 390

Jul 14th, 2017 | By

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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Chairman’s Report for June 30, 2017

Jun 30th, 2017 | By

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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New Proposed Legislation Could Mean Relief For Persecuted Christians

Jan 13th, 2017 | By
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On January 10, 2017, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) reintroduced their bipartisan legislation that would provide emergency relief to survivors of genocide and ensure accountability for perpetrators. The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act (H.R. 390) is an enhanced version of the bill they introduced in the 114th

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Chairman’s Report for October 7, 2016

Oct 7th, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Tide may be turning against Christians in “moderate” Jordan / Well known Christian writer and spokesman assassinated in Amman / More Sunni Muslim immigration and not just from Syria – Africa as well / New bills in House and Senate would help Christian refugees immigrate

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Obama State of the Union Ignores Christian Genocide

Jan 18th, 2016 | By

Obama’s January 12 State of the Union made no mention of rescuing Christians from genocide, a term whose policy implications would have run counter to his advocacy of diminished American global leadership. Americans “can’t try to take over and rebuild every country that falls into crisis…that’s a recipe for quagmire,” he stated, the “lesson of Vietnam…”

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For the sake of Christians in the Middle East, a papal wake-up call

Oct 6th, 2015 | By

By George J. Marlin, chairman of Aid to the Church in Need U.S.A: ON THE EVE of Pope Francis’ visit to the US, there were two significant developments with regard to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Nevada Republican, and Anna G. Eshoo, California Democrat, introduced a Congressional resolution denouncing

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