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The Hill
U.S must stop mistreating asylum seekers fleeing persecutionmany months, in prison-like facilities in isolated areas, far from legal counse
U.S must stop mistreating asylum seekers fleeing persecution
The Hill / Posted yesterday
many months, in prison-like facilities in isolated areas, far from legal counsel. ADVERTISEMENT Earlier this month, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a bipartisan Commission on which we serve, issued a report,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Founder, longtime priest of St. Lawrence Catholic Parish in Tampa passes away at the age of 87Lawrence he served as interim pastor at St. Peter Claver from 1971-73 when Pres
Founder, longtime priest of St. Lawrence Catholic Parish in Tampa passes away at the age of 87
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Lawrence he served as interim pastor at St. Peter Claver from 1971-73 when President Jimmy Carter also appointed him to the U.S. Commission for Civil Rights for southern states. As a priest Higgins was appointed the Vicar General (second in... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Well-known Tampa priest Tampa Monsignor Laurence Higgins dies at 87Lawrence he served as interim pastor at St. Peter Claver from 1971-73 when Pres
Well-known Tampa priest Tampa Monsignor Laurence Higgins dies at 87
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Lawrence he served as interim pastor at St. Peter Claver from 1971-73 when President Jimmy Carter also appointed him to the U.S. Commission for Civil Rights for southern states. As a priest Higgins was appointed the Vicar General (second in... Read more
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Philly.com
School district takeovers leave communities voicelessthe "City of Trees." The school district was once considered one of the top 10
School district takeovers leave communities voiceless
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
the "City of Trees." The school district was once considered one of the top 10 in Michigan, according to a report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 1962. Today, most of Highland Park's trees are gone. Overgrown, empty lots and burned-out... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Feds to share Pasco police review after fatal shootingWashington Gov. Jay Inslee asked the state attorney general to review the case.
Feds to share Pasco police review after fatal shooting
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee asked the state attorney general to review the case. At the federal level, the chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights asked Ormsby’s boss, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, to review the decision. The Monday... Read more
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The Washington Times
Tracking freedom’s enemiesD. May is president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a columnis
Tracking freedom’s enemies
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
D. May is president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a columnist for The Washington Times. He was this month appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Opinions expressed in this column are solely h... Read more
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New Kerala
US expresses concern over rising blasphemy cases in Pak - newkerala.com #104079new cases under the blasphemy laws were registered during 2015, down from 12 ca
US expresses concern over rising blasphemy cases in Pak - newkerala.com #104079
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
new cases under the blasphemy laws were registered during 2015, down from 12 cases in 2014. It added that, as per the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), more than 40 people remain on death row for blasphemy in... Read more
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USA Today
He entered the U.S. as a boy. He was deported to Mexico as a man. Now, he is a stranger in his homeland.By 2013, the rate increased to 44 percent. Numbers for 2014 and 2015 were not i
He entered the U.S. as a boy. He was deported to Mexico as a man. Now, he is a stranger in his homeland.
USA Today / Posted 15 days ago
By 2013, the rate increased to 44 percent. Numbers for 2014 and 2015 were not immediately available. In August, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom released a report criticizing expedited removal orders, claiming some... Read more
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FOX News
US pressed to hold Pakistan responsible for rising religious persecutionreligious minorities a key topic of talks between President Obama and Pakistani
US pressed to hold Pakistan responsible for rising religious persecution
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
religious minorities a key topic of talks between President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last year. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has also repeatedly recommended that the U.S. designate Pakistan... Read more
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Deseret News
Lawmaker changes bill affecting California's religious collegesERLC statement highlighted similar themes, and signatories included leaders lik
Lawmaker changes bill affecting California's religious colleges
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
ERLC statement highlighted similar themes, and signatories included leaders like Robert P. George, former chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family. "Senate Bill 1146... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Next step in Trump's campaign reset: A private meeting with evangelical pastorscomments about women, immigration and other topics. A well-known Catholic cons
Next step in Trump's campaign reset: A private meeting with evangelical pastors
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
comments about women, immigration and other topics. A well-known Catholic conservative, Robert George, former chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, said in June that he fears Trump will "in the end, bring disgrace upon... Read more
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The Columbian
Beware Russian authoritieslimits on sanctioned church buildings. In terms of religious liberties and huma
Beware Russian authorities
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
limits on sanctioned church buildings. In terms of religious liberties and human rights, a cataclysm. As reported by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, individuals who violate the aforementioned enactments are subject to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: MO primary electionfor Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served
VOTER GUIDE: MO primary election
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
for Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served on the Missouri Advisory Council for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. She currently serves on her church's youth ministry staff. Education: Randles graduated... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO primary election coveragefor Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served
MO primary election coverage
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
for Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served on the Missouri Advisory Council for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. She currently serves on her church's youth ministry staff. Education: Randles graduated... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO primaryfor Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO primary
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
for Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served on the Missouri Advisory Council for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. She currently serves on her church's youth ministry staff. Education: Randles graduated... Read more
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The Christian Post
Pakistani School Textbooks Are Inciting Children to Hate Christians, Report Findssubjects of languages, social sciences, pure sciences and Islamic studies from
Pakistani School Textbooks Are Inciting Children to Hate Christians, Report Finds
The Christian Post / Posted 25 days ago
subjects of languages, social sciences, pure sciences and Islamic studies from school education to higher education." The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has also warned that Pakistan's textbooks negatively impact over 41... Read more
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Christian Today
North Korea bans imports with markings resembling a crossand horizontal lines are of equal length. "You can't have the vertical line go
North Korea bans imports with markings resembling a cross
Christian Today / Posted 25 days ago
and horizontal lines are of equal length. "You can't have the vertical line go longer," he said. A 2016 report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedoms (USCIRF) said that "the North Korean government reserves its most severe... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO electionfor Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO election
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 29 days ago
for Club Growth. She served as chairman from 2013 to 2015. She formerly served on the Missouri Advisory Council for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. She currently serves on her church's youth ministry staff. Education: Randles graduated... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Fact-Check: Democratic group claims Gov. Pence, Rep. Coffman share 'same' opposition to gay rightsPence’s hard-line stand on social issues. In April 2015, Coffman was one of ei
Fact-Check: Democratic group claims Gov. Pence, Rep. Coffman share 'same' opposition to gay rights
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 30 days ago
Pence’s hard-line stand on social issues. In April 2015, Coffman was one of eight Republicans who penned a letter to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights praising the agency's first-ever briefing dedicated to discrimination against LGBT Americans,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Economic and religious implications of the RNC Platformwith their religious beliefs, not only in their houses of worship, but also in
Economic and religious implications of the RNC Platform
Acton Commentary / Posted 30 days ago
with their religious beliefs, not only in their houses of worship, but also in their everyday lives. Supports the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Calls for the U.S. to “stand with leaders” who has protect the rights of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Who are the New Black Panthers? '60s radicals say new group doesn't embody their idealsThe U.S. Commission on Civil Rights calls their organization a hate group, and
Who are the New Black Panthers? '60s radicals say new group doesn't embody their ideals
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights calls their organization a hate group, and founders of the Black Panthers call them impostors. They call themselves a “black nationalist organization,” dedicated to the establishment of an “independently governed... Read more
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Acton Commentary
What You Should Know About the Republican Party Platform (Part I)association for religious, private, service, and youth organizations to set the
What You Should Know About the Republican Party Platform (Part I)
Acton Commentary / Posted 1 months ago
association for religious, private, service, and youth organizations to set their own membership standards. Supports the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Calls for the U.S. to “stand with leaders” who has protect the rights of... Read more

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