Brownback Addresses Religious Freedom on Law’s 20th Anniversary

Religion News Service’s Adelle M. Banks reports, “The U.S. ambassador for religious freedom called for renewed activism on protecting faiths around the globe on Friday (Nov. 9) as religious liberty advocates gathered in the nation’s capital to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act.” At the event sponsored by the Religious Freedom Institute and Baylor University, Ambassador Sam Brownback said of religious freedom, “We should push and we should push it hard.” “He proposed that such a movement could start with campus visits from speakers who have experienced persecution firsthand, such as Rohingya Muslims who have lived in refugee camps after being forced to flee Myanmar,” Banks writes.

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