Title

Congress Urged to Take Action on Global Crisis in Religious Persecution

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

7-21-2015

Abstract

A bipartisan group of national thought leaders has called upon Congress to take action now to develop a national strategy addressing the tragic global crisis in religious freedom. With the current catastrophic state of international religious persecution, violence and terrorism, a deficient foreign policy will have dire consequences for religious minorities worldwide as well as for U.S. national security.

The group has urged Congress to support H.R. 1150 (introduced by Rep. Chris Smith along with Rep. Anna Eshoo), which would amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

Professor Gerard V. Bradley was a signatory to the letter.