The United States is calling on Russia to immediately release more than 150 individuals who human-rights groups have identified as unjustly imprisoned for their political or religious beliefs.
Vice President Mike Pence announced two weeks ago that the United States would intensify efforts to deliver aid to Iraqi Christians. Last October, Pence told a conference hosted by the nonprofit In Defense of Christians that America “will work hand in hand with faith-based groups and private organizations to help those who are persecuted for their faith.”
Incensed over bureaucratic attempts to thwart a direct White House executive order, Vice President Mike Pence is dispatching U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green to Iraq to ensure that U.S. taxpayer dollars are going to help save Christian and Yazidi communities decimated by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
A Democratic congressman compared the Trump administration’s religious liberty protections to Jim Crow era laws.
Persecuted Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities have not received aid from the United States Agency for International Development after it was promised by Vice President Mike Pence last year.
Four Iranian Christians will soon begin serving ten-year prison sentences after a court ruled the Church of Iran members were “promoting Zionist Christianity” and running house churches.
The Supreme Court’s landmark decision to protect the conscience rights of a baker who declined to participate in a gay marriage won plaudits from religious liberty advocates.
Colorado regulators violated the freedom of religion when they sanctioned a Christian baker who declined to participate in a gay wedding, according to a landmark Supreme Court ruling.