Posts Tagged ‘ Randy Forbes ’

Congressman Forbes Supports First Amendment Defense Bill

Aug 17th, 2015 | By

“Laws that protect the free exercise of religious beliefs and moral convictions about marriage will encourage private citizens and institutions to demonstrate tolerance for those beliefs and convictions and therefore contribute to a more respectful, diverse, and peaceful society.”

Congressional Prayer Caucus Launches New Initiative

Jun 24th, 2015 | By
Congressional Prayer Caucus promotes freedom of religion

The Congressional Prayer Caucus is launching its Faith It Forward initiative Tuesday in an effort to highlight the power of religion in America. The bipartisan group is inviting people to tell stories of how faith has changed their lives, and the good work religious people are doing all over the world.

House Armed Services Committee Hearing: Religious Freedom in the Military

Nov 26th, 2014 | By

Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus participated in a hearing last week on religious accommodations in the military.  The hearing was chaired by Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-02), who was joined by Reps. Fleming (LA-04), Forbes (VA-04), Hartzler (MO-04), Huelskamp (KS-01), Jones (NC-03), and Lamborn (CO-05).

Chaplains: Answering A Higher Calling To Serve

Aug 5th, 2014 | By

The role of a chaplain is inherently religious. As the makeup of our service members has expanded, the chaplaincy has expanded with it to include representatives reflecting the many faith traditions of our troops, including Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu. When a religious leader becomes a military chaplain, he pledges to equally serve all members of the armed forces, regardless of religious belief. Chaplains faithfully carry out this sacred duty each and every day.

Show the National Motto: In God We Trust

Jul 28th, 2014 | By

Are you OK with being told you can’t talk about God? There’s no need to be quiet any longer. “In God We Trust” is more than just our national motto – it’s our country’s foundation and part of our identity as Americans. The U.S. Congress passed Resolution 13* with an overwhelming 396/9 vote in November, 2011, reaffirming our national motto and encouraging its public display.  You can help display “In God We Trust” in government buildings, Courtrooms, schools and businesses

Chairman’s Report June 6th, 2014

Jun 9th, 2014 | By
William Murray meets with Sister Hatune Dogan, an Orthodox nun, who has exposed the atrocities of the McCain/Obama supported “rebels” in Syria

In this issue of the Chairman’s Report – William Murray meets Syrian Christian advocate Sister Hutane Dogan / Sister Dogan reports more atrocities by Obama backed “rebels” / Did Chairman Mike Rogers sabotage the Benghazi hearings to hide Obama gun running he approved? / Atheist Newdow lost yet again in battle against “In God We Trust” / Congressional Prayer Caucus battles Newdow lawsuits / Prayer breakfast for retiring Senate “top cop”

Prayer Caucus Reminds Us Of Importance Of Prayer In America’s History

Apr 21st, 2014 | By

Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus are continuing their efforts to promote unity across party lines; specifically in regard to the importance of protecting prayer and your religious liberty at the national level.

Congressional Prayer Caucus Expresses Religious Freedom Concerns To Obama

Feb 6th, 2014 | By

When the Supreme Court classified support for traditional marriage as motivated by animus in United States v. Windsor, it called into question the ability of people of faith to freely express their religious views without fear of consequences. Recently, federal agencies have begun issuing memos and guidance that not only go beyond the scope of Windsor, but also usurp the authority of Congress and the American people by skirting the democratic process.

Chairman’s Report — January 10, 2014

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

 Christmas for Refugees program to expand              We made a special day even more special: During December, 2013 the first ever Christmas for Refugees dinners were held despite numerous last minute problems including the heaviest snow storm in Jordan in decades. Originally just one dinner with as many as 900 children was planned. Honestly I

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Washington Report- September 13th, 2013

Sep 13th, 2013 | By

In this issue: Obama backs down / Anti-Semite appointed to religious freedom body / No White House comment on Syria joining weapons ban / Congressman speaks at Benghazi rally / Congressmen stand for our “First Freedom” / “Million” Muslim march on 9-11 / Syria: video of street battle raging in a Christian village / Philippines: “Rebels” take Christian town / Syria: U.S. military admits rebels had Sarin gas / Morocco: Another Christian jailed for faith