Posts Tagged ‘ Religious Freedom ’

Will 2017 Be The End of Christian Persecution?

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

Release International issued a new warning about persecution of Christians around the world in 2017. The greatest area of concern continues to be the Islamic world, where Christians are persecuted by both extremist groups and state governments. In 2016, it was reported that at least 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith across the globe.

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One Christian Is Killed for Their Faith Every Six Minutes

Dec 30th, 2016 | By

In 2016, ninety thousand Christians around the world were murdered for their faith, according to Italy’s Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) religious study group. That equates to one Christian being killed every six minutes. Massimo Introvigne, the director of the Center for Studies on New Religions, told Vatican Radio that Christianity is now

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Religious Persecution is Focus of New US Law

Dec 14th, 2016 | By

A bill has been sent to President Obama’s desk that addresses the increasing persecution of Christians and other religious minorities around the world. The Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act will give the United States government and the State Department new tools, resources and training to help counter extremism and violations of religious freedom

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Religious Freedom Amendment Scrapped By Congress

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

By; Frank York The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that is to be passed by Congress very soon included a religious freedom amendment designed to protect defense contractors from religious discrimination. It has been stripped from the bill at the last minute. The amendment offered by Congressman Steve Russell (R-OK) was created to protect federal

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Rep. Jim Jordan On Obama’s Muslim Immigration Policies

Dec 1st, 2016 | By

By: Frank York In the aftermath of the Somali Muslim terrorist attack against students at Ohio State University, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) appeared on “Lou Dobbs” last night to discuss Obama’s failed Muslim “refugee resettlement program.” The program has imported thousands upon thousands of Somalis during the past eight years. Many of them from the

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Was Ohio State University Attack An Act of Terror

Nov 29th, 2016 | By

**Update: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack via their news agency, AMAQ on November 29, 2016. Investigators are looking in the possibility of the car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University being an act of terror. The perpetrator, who injured 11 people during his attack, is a Somali-born study who previously criticized the media for

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Christian Persecution on the Rise

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

According to European Union’s special enjoy Jay Figel, the persecution of Christians is getting worse and up to 75 percent of the world’s population now lives without religious freedom. In an interview with Premier Christian Radio on October 27, the International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day, Figel said that the majority of the world’s

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Congressman Dave Brat introduces 2 Homeland Security anti-terrorism bills

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By

Press Release from Congressman Dave Brat about his new Religious Freedom International Reciprocity Enhancement (FIRE) Act: ***************************************************************************** Rep. Brat introduces 2 Homeland Security anti-terrorism bills In the wake of the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, Rep. Dave Brat introduced two bills in order to better protect the U.S. homeland from the threat of radical Islamist

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Congressman Frank Wolf: Nigeria & International Religious Freedom

Aug 31st, 2016 | By

Known as the “conscience” of the Congress during his long service in the House of Representatives, Congressman Frank Wolf was first elected in 1980 and left Congress at the end of his 17th term in 2015 to focus exclusively on human rights and religious freedom. Congressman Wolf was one of the first to warn about

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Official Religious Freedom Report Lists U.S. “allies” as Most Repressive

May 3rd, 2016 | By

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) publicly released its 2016 Annual Report citing allies such as Saudi Arabia and Pakistan as repressing religious freedom as well as North Korea and Vietnam. The commission wants to list both Iraq and Syria which the Obama Administration has resisted.