Tag: Religious Freedom

The Obama Administration’s Abysmal Record on Protecting Christians and Defending Human Rights

August 08, 2015

One year ago today, President Obama signed into law a bipartisan bill creating the position of Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia. But one year later, this State Department position remains unfilled. President Obama has still not found the time to nominate someone for the role. What’s taking so long? Read More

Iran Should Release These Four Americans

May 28, 2015

Three of these Americans have been unjustly imprisoned on ridiculous charges, and another is being held captive at an unknown location. Negotiations with Iran – and any good nuclear deal – should include the safe return of all of them. Read More

Boehner: America was ‘Founded on the Principle of Religious Freedom’

April 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement today applauding House passage of H.J. Res. 43: Read More

Is the Obama Administration Doing All it Can to Protect Christians?

April 22, 2015

Certainly, “working hard” and “taking steps” to protect “anybody” is better than nothing, but is the White House “doing all it can to protect Christians”? It seems we have our answer. Read More

Republicans Have Zero Interest in Rolling Back Religious Freedom

July 16, 2014

With millions of Americans struggling to find work and pay the bills, Senate Democrats are focused on restricting religious freedom. Read More

Speaker Boehner on the Supreme Court’s HHS Mandate Ruling

June 30, 2014

“Today’s decision is a victory for religious freedom and another defeat for an administration that has repeatedly crossed constitutional lines in pursuit of its Big Government objectives.” Read More

Speaker Boehner on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Religious Freedom Cases

November 26, 2013

"Faith-based employers, including Catholic charities, schools, universities, and hospitals, should not be forced to provide services that contradict their faith." Read More

Bipartisan Group Fights Obama Administration’s Attack on Religious Freedom

June 14, 2013

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) led an effort this week against a mandate he calls “a form of discrimination” that “primarily targets people in faith communities.” Read More

Speaker Boehner on Implementation of Obama Administration's Attack on Religious Liberty

August 01, 2012

"On this day, let us renew our determination to reverse the mandate and restore the religious liberty that has been demolished by the Obama Administration’s actions." Read More

Speaker Boehner Hails Court Ruling Against Obama Administration's Attack on Religious Liberty

July 27, 2012

"Whether it is accomplished through judicial action, legislative action or other means, the administration's attack on religious freedom must be reversed -- and while much work remains to be done, today's ruling is the surest sign yet that it will be." Read More