Posts Tagged ‘ Religious Freedom ’

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.



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.



Global Persecution of Christians Worsening

Feb 1st, 2016 | By
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An unprecedented escalation of violence against Christians — the most violent and sustained attack on Christian faith in modern history occurred during 2015, stated Open Doors USA President David Curry on January 13 in Washington, DC. In a National Press Club presentation his organization’s annual World Watch List confirmed depressing global trends in Christian persecution noted 2015 was even worse for Christians that 2014.



Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Looms As Key Church-State Separation Supreme Court Case

Jan 21st, 2016 | By

A playground spat over surfacing made out of scrap tires is looming as a pivotal church-state separation case, one that religious freedom advocates say could provide relief from what they see as government hostility toward faith. The U.S. Supreme Court teed up the battle when it agreed last week to consider Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley.



Sen. Steve Daines And Rep. J. Randy Forbes: The Pride Of Thomas Jefferson

Jan 18th, 2016 | By

Jefferson understood that religious freedom is a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society, and therefore all of us, whether religious or nonreligious, have a stake in ensuring its protection. Respecting religious freedom is about protecting a diversity of beliefs so that all of them may be publically expressed and practiced.