• U.S. State Department decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others

    U.S. State Department decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others

    • Aug 15, 2017

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States promotes religious freedom as a moral imperative. “As importantly, we promote religious freedom because countries that effectively safeguard this human right are more stable, economically vibrant, and peaceful,” — Tillerson continued — “The failure of governments to protect this right breeds instability, terrorism, and violence.”

  • ‘Nones’ want to join Evangelicals with seat at Trump’s table

    ‘Nones’ want to join Evangelicals with seat at Trump’s table

    • Aug 7, 2017

    On July 28, four secularist organizations – American Atheists, the American Humanist Association, the Center for Inquiry and the Secular Coalition for America – issued a joint statement calling for “dialogue with the Trump administration.” The four signatory organizations urged Trump to call upon them as a resource, so they can work together to “ensure religious freedom and inclusion for all Americans throughout your tenure as President of the United States.”

  • 5 faith facts about Sam Brownback: Political champion of religious freedom

    5 faith facts about Sam Brownback: Political champion of religious freedom

    • Jul 29, 2017

    Donald Trump has nominated Sam Brownback, the current governor of Kansas, to be the new ambassador for the Commission for International Religious Freedom. Brownback has a long history with religious freedom including being one of the sponsors who created the commission when he was in the U.S. Senate.