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Lawmakers Ask Obama For Religious Diversity Summit

posted on July 18, 2013

Omar Sacirbey of Religion News Service reports, “Nearly 40 members of the U.S. House, among them Buddhists, Hindus, Jews and Muslims, sent a letter to President Obama on Wednesday (July 17) urging him to convene a ‘Religious Diversity Summit’ and do more to fight discrimination against religious minorities.” The signatories were all Democrats. Arizona Representative Raul M Grijalva wrote, “The terrible and very public episodes of violence this country has seen over the past several years deserve a response, and as elected leaders we have an obligation to be a part of that response.”

Read at Religion News Service