Posts Tagged ‘ freedom of worship ’

Senator Lankford Secures Change To DHS Religious Freedom Language

Apr 13th, 2016 | By

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has applauded the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to change its documentation to accurately reflect America’s First Amendment right of freedom of ‘religion’, and not just freedom of ‘worship’. Last year, Lankford urged the Department to make this change. Last Thursday, DHS issued a notice to the public that they are currently in the process of updating all relevant internal and external publications, including test study materials, to reflect this ‘freedom of religion’ change in terminology.



Senator Lankford: Change Citizenship Language To Reflect Freedom Of Religion

Jun 9th, 2015 | By
Even as the Obama administration calls on nations to secure religious freedoms globally, advocates say the effort would get a boost with more action and leadership from the United States itself. Read more: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/oct/29/us-must-do-more-for-religious-freedom-advocates-sa/#ixzz3HdJ1XMcn Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) urged the Department of Homeland Security to change all United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization and citizenship materials to reflect our First Amendment right of the free exercise of religion, instead of simply the “freedom of worship.” Currently, the naturalization test civics questions only reflect “freedom of worship.”



Freshman Senator Holds Religious Freedom Hearing

Mar 12th, 2015 | By

As Senator Lankford observed: “When Navy chaplains are told what they can and cannot do, when individual state schools shut down the practice to be able to practice their own religion on campus, these become serious challenges to our example to the World of living out freedom of religion. When that gets diminished here, it becomes a serious issue to try to shine that beacon in other places.”



Under Obama, ‘Religious Freedom’ Is Redefined As ‘Freedom Of Worship’

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By

The Obama Administration is relentlessly attacking the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious freedom by redefining it in narrow terms as “freedom of worship.” In other words, the Obama regime is willing to grant Christians the right to worship in their churches, but not express religious convictions or beliefs in the workplace or any other place outside of the confines of the church.