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10 April

Time to Challenge Compelled Speech?

We have an interesting article discussing the (relatively) new phenomenon of ‘compelled speech’. An increasing number of educational institutions have adopted political statements that they require employees and prospective employees to agree to.

21 December

America's Indifference to the Plight of Nigerian Christians

Biden administration removes Nigeria as nation of concern just before Secretary Blinken’s visit. Move made even as the situation deteriorates.

21 December

US Supreme Court sides with ‘government’ over faith in Covid mandate decision

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to block New York’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers without religious exemption,

21 December

New York City imposes vaccine mandate for all private sector employers

The mark of despotic regimes – use failed policies to remove the most basic of freedoms. Propped up by Democratic leadership, Bill Blasio goes over the top.

The Guaridan. Photograph: Republic Of Korea Air Force/EPA
29 August

Afghanistan - Exit with Honor

A new initiative has been launched out of the US to put pressure on world leaders to do better with regards to the current crisis in Afghanistan. Take a look first at this video and then follow up to the website and petition

01 October

A Bill is being proposed in the United States to outlaw the Chinese Communist Party

The Bill would designate the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as a transnational organized crime group.

A monitor displays the words "Commission on Unalienable Rights" behind Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as he speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
17 July

Pompeo says US should limit which human rights it defends

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has argued for a more limited U.S. view of global human rights advocacy based on the principles laid out by America's Founding Fathers, a suggestion critics assumed meant stepping away from more modern concepts.

16 July

Draft Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights

Human rights are now misunderstood by many, manipulated by some, rejected by the world’s worst violators, and subject to ominous new threats.

15 July

Can Human Rights Advocacy Resolve the North Korea Nuclear Impasse?

North Korea’s weapons programs and human rights violations derive from the same root causes: the government’s perception of its insecurity and lack of transparency.

08 July

City to pay $50,000 to evangelist banned from park

The Portland, Oregon city government has paid a street evangelist $50,000 after acknowledging last fall it was wrong to ban the man from a downtown park for preaching.

An Ethiopian Orthodox priest celebrates Epiphany. (Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images)
22 August

The world’s most committed Christians live in Africa, Latin America – and the U.S.

Christians in Africa and Latin America tend to pray more frequently, attend religious services more regularly and consider religion more important in their lives than Christians elsewhere in the world, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.