The resolution would also urge the administration to appoint a special U.S. envoy to monitor and report on incidents of persecution. For years, Nigeria has been recognized by religious-rights groups as one of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian.
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The newly minted leader faces the challenge of forging GOP unity on the life issue.
Here are some of the names currently being talked about as possible candidates and how they stand on key issues such as abortion and religious freedom.
Faith Leaders Warn Lawmakers of Worsening Religious Persecution for Catholics and Other Christians in China, Criticize Vatican Agreement
At a hearing this week on Capitol Hill, one pastor said: ‘There is a real price to pay for being a true Christian in China.’
The House of Representatives will soon launch investigations into what Republicans call ‘the weaponization of the federal government’ against political opponents, including pro-life activists.
With a newly sworn-in Congress, Republicans are engaging in a renewed effort to pass pro-life legislation.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 228-195 to pass a bill Thursday that would establish a right to access, use and provide contraceptives in federal law.
In the July 19 vote, Democrats in favor of the bill were joined by 74 Republicans. The bill would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage federally as the union of a man and a woman and permitted states not to recognize same-sex marriages contracted in other states.
‘The Most Radical Abortion Bill of All Time’: House to Vote This Week on Codifying ‘Right’ to Abortion
The U.S. bishops’ conference warns the the Women’s Health Protection Act would effectively impose abortion on demand throughout pregnancy.