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China tightens restrictions on religious freedom

China has tightened regulations on religious freedom, intensifying punishments for unsanctioned activities and increasing its supervision of certain groups in a bid to "block extremism" and tackle what it sees as internal threats. The...Show More Summary

Pro-Abortion Groups Say Christian Medical Professionals Should be Forced to Participate in Abortions

In early August, an international group of abortion advocates met in Uruguay to discuss the potential removal of conscience protections for healthcare providers with regard to abortion. Religious freedom is an obstacle to women’s health, according to conference organizer International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC). Show More Summary

State Department's Unusually Short Religious Freedom Update: ISIS Is Bad

Months late, the new Secretary of State quickly highlights ongoing genocide in the Middle East in intro to annual report. The US State Department kept its annual assessment of international religious freedom unusually short this year,...Show More Summary

Vietnam criticizes US religious freedom report

Vietnam has criticized the U.S. State Department's annual international religious freedom report, describing it as containing partial and false information about Vietnam. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang told … Click to Continue »

Secretary Tillerson Delivers Remarks on International Religious Freedom

On August 15, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the 2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom at the U.S. Department of State.

White House taps Kansas governor to be religious freedom ambassador

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has been nominated to head the Office of International Religious Freedom under the State Department. Video provided by Newsy        

Religious freedom advocates, hungry for action from Trump, applaud pick of Brownback

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Nomination of Sam Brownback for international post is applauded by groups who were looking for action from Trump on the issue.        

New Trump Nominee for ‘International Religious Freedom Ambassador’ is Staunchly Anti-LGBT

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

When Donald Trump mentioned the LGBT community while accepting the Republican Party’s nomination for president last summer, he became the first GOP candidate to do so, perhaps triggering some hope within a community that has long been...Show More Summary

Gov. Brownback’s Appointment Would Promote Discrimination, Not Religious Freedom

President Trump nominated Kansas Governor and staunch anti-LGBTQ politician Sam Brownback to serve as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. According to the State Department website, the office is tasked with promoting religious freedom as a key objective of U.S. Show More Summary

Sam Brownback: Trump's Latest Anti-LGBTQ Appointment

2 months agoLGBT / Gay :

Should Brownback be confirmed, he would oversee the Office of International Religious Freedom.

Trump chooses pro-life governor for religious freedom post

Sam Brownback of Kansas will head up the Office of International Religious Freedom at the State Department.

The Latest: Brownback tweets religious freedom is 'first'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plans to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious freedom (all times local):

Why Religious Freedom Advocates Should Be Concerned About Sam Brownback

With Sam Brownback’s appointment as U.S. International Religious Freedom Ambassador (IRF), many religious freedom advocates

Sam Brownback Officially Leaves Kansas With the Worst Economy in the Plains

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has decided to step down from the governorship of Kansas in order to assume the vital post of ambassador at large for international religious freedom. If you’ve never heard of this position, you’re not alone. Anyway, this marks the official end of the Brownback era in Kansas. As you may recall, […]

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Laughably Nominated as “Religious Freedom” Ambassador

If Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is confirmed as the new Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, he'll just be another Christian Right implant in this administration.He'll do everything he can to give even more power to people who think exactly as he does. And no one else.

Trump to nominate Kansas Gov. Brownback to serve as ambassador

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

President Donald Trump will nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to serve as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

Sam Brownback nominated as Ambassador-At-Large for Religious Freedom, Twitter reacts

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump has nominated Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to the office of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Brownback is expected to take the post after stepping down as governor. The second-least popular governor in the country according to a recent survey drew...

Brownback Nominated for State Department Post

President Trump “has formally nominated Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to serve as the State Department’s ambassador at large for international religious freedom,” Politico reports. “If confirmed, Brownback will serve effectively as the head of the Office of International Religous Freedom [...]

Sam Brownback, Kansas Governor, to Be Nominated as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

In its announcement, the White House said that Mr. Brownback “worked actively on the issue of religious freedom in multiple countries.”

Trump Picks Sam Brownback as International Religious Freedom Ambassador

President makes his nomination much faster than President Obama. Today the White House announced that Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas will be nominated as America’s next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. “Religious freedom is the first freedom. Show More Summary

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