Religious Liberty

No room in the park

First Amendment | Student evangelists challenge Chicago’s restrictive speech code
by Steve West
Posted 7/23/19, 05:25 pm

Four Wheaton College students are requesting changes to a restrictive speech code affecting Chicago’s popular Millennium Park after the city blocked them from preaching or distributing Christian literature there.

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U.S. honors religious freedom fighters

International | The State Department recognizes awardees at its recent religious freedom conference
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/23/19, 02:54 pm

The United States last week honored six advocates fighting against religious violence and discrimination with the first-ever International Religious Freedom awards.

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Pompeo touts international religious freedom alliance

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/19/19, 11:54 am

The U.S. State Department on Thursday in Washington concluded its second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom by announcing plans to create the International Religious Freedom Alliance. The three-day event featured nearly 900 religious leaders and activists from more than 100 countries and focused on joint efforts to end religious persecution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the alliance will be the first international body to specifically combat religious persecution.

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