Religious Freedom

MSNBC Analyst Suggests U.S. Should Ban Hate Speech

Richard Stengel calls failure to outlaw hate speech a 'design flaw' in First Amendment

MSNBC political analyst and former Obama administration official Richard Stengel argued that America needs to outlaw hateful speech, including Koran burning.

Two Decades of China Persecuting Falun Gong

Practitioners are subject to forced labor, torture, and organ harvesting

The State Department's second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held this past week coincided with the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Chinese government's persecution of Falun Gong practitioners, and a report from the Falun Dafa Information Center outlines the depredations believers have suffered.