DO YOU KNOW WHO IS U.S. AMBASSADOR FOR INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM? It’s Sam Brownback, the former Kansas governor and before that U.S. senator from John Brown’s former state of (brief) residence. Hardwired’s Tina Ramirez tells LifeZette that Brownback has a huge opportunity to advance religious freedom around the world.
Former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will be sworn in as ambassador at-large for international religious freedom Thursday, and people are already lining up to tell him how he should handle … Click to Continue »
The 20-year-old position has traditionally been nonpartisan, but Democrats united against Brownback's nomination.
After a close vote today the Senate voted to approve the nomination of pro-life Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) to be the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a job then-Senator Brownback was pivotal in creating in 1998 to address religious persecution and genocide around the world. The Office of International Religious Freedom is responsible for […]
After a tight Senate vote, evangelicals are celebrating the Kansas governor’s new role. The US Senate finally confirmed Sam Brownback as America’s next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom Wednesday evening, six months...Show More Summary
HRC issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback — Donald Trump’s anti-LGBTQ nominee for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote after Brownback’s nomination failed to earn a majority of votes in the Senate. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans needed a deciding vote from Vice President Mike Pence to advance Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's bid to be ambassador for international religious freedom in the Trump administration. Pence arrived in the chamber Wednesday afternoon and cast the final vote to cut off debate on Brownback's nomination. Show More Summary
Vice President Mike Pence broke a 49 to 49 tie in the U.S. Senate to confirm Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, the Kansas City Star reports. A final Senate vote to confirm the nomination [...]
Vice President Mike Pence broke a deadlock vote on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s nomination for at-large ambassadorship for international religious freedom on Jan. 24. … Click to Continue »
SENATE INCHES CLOSER TO APPROVING TRUMP ANTI-LGBTQ NOM BROWNBACK: It’s looking like the Senate may vote as soon as today on Sam Brownback’s nomination for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. HRC has strongly urged senators to oppose the staunchly anti-LGBTQ politician. Show More Summary
Gov. Sam Brownback is another step closer to leaving Kansas and joining the Trump administration. His nomination to become ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom once again had to go through … Click to Continue »
Kim Davis rose to international fame after refusing sign homosexual 'marriage' licenses because of her religious convictions.
The State Department has re-designated 10 nations as “countries of particular concern” under the International Religious Freedom Act.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it had re-designated 10 countries as "countries of particular concern" under the International Religious Freedom Act for having engaged in or tolerated egregious violations of religious freedom.
The Kansas City Star called on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R), who is still awaiting Senate confirmation to be the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, to resign: The job you’ve been waiting on might or might not materialize now, [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel narrowly approved the nomination of Sam Brownback to be U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom despite complaints from LGBT rights groups over the Kansas governor's views on same-sex marriage and gender identity.
Today marks the nineteenth anniversary of the landmark International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, which upholds religious freedom as a core American value and a universal human right. The law calls for the U.S.
The Republican-led Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved the nomination of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to be U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. On an 11-10 vote Thursday, the panel … Click to Continue »
Today, HRC sent a letter to senators on the Foreign Relations Committee urging them to oppose Donald Trump’s nomination for the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, staunch anti-LGBTQ politician Sam Brownback. “Given...Show More Summary
Sam Brownback, Trump’s nominee for ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, refused to condemn executions of people for being gay and can’t give a good reason for rescinding an order as governor of Kansas which protected...Show More Summary