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Biden must follow through on the State Department's China genocide declaration
January 21, 2021: On his last full day in office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally declared that China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity through its campaign of repression against Uighur Muslims. Pompeo's declaration is the strongest rebuke from any government of China's atrocities in Xinjiang, and one that is sure to affect how the incoming Biden administration interacts with China.
Roe Must End: The Legal, Historical, and Cultural Reasons to Overturn Roe v. Wade
January 21, 2021: Ever since the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade in 1973, unborn children have been killed at exponential rates in America. Over 60 million people are missing from our country due to legalized abortion. Public opinion, jurisprudence, and scientific advancements demonstrate that Roe should by no means be considered "settled law." Roe is an abomination in our country's history, and it is time for it to be overturned and for the horrendous practice of legalized abortion to end.
Religious Freedom Day: Recovering our first freedom after a rough 2020
January 16, 2021: For nearly three decades, the United States has observed January 16 as Religious Freedom Day. America's "First Freedom" has historically enjoyed near-universal and bipartisan support. Nevertheless, contemporary challenges to religious freedom do exist.
My Miscarriage and Roe v. Wade
by Mary Szoch
January 15, 2021: Five months ago, I had a miscarriage. It was, and still is, devastating. Like most women who have never experienced a miscarriage before, I had never envisioned what it would be like to lose a baby. Although I had always known having a miscarriage must be difficult, I could never have imagined the heartbreak, the overwhelming number of questions or the memory of the exact moment my little one left this world for the next.
Roe v. Wade: An Explainer
by Family Research Council
January 14, 2021: The Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision of 1973 ruled that abortion is protected under the U.S. Constitution, striking down many state abortion restrictions and severely limiting the extent to which states could write their own abortion laws.
The Holding of Roe v. Wade Was Never In Line with American Attitudes on Abortion
January 14, 2021: Under Roe, no restrictions on abortion in the second or third trimesters are mandated. Abortion through all nine months of pregnancy is the default unless Congress or the individual states pass laws restricting it. This common misunderstanding of Roe has caused great confusion about abortion laws in America.
North Korea: The World's Foremost Violator of Religious Freedom
January 12, 2021: Shrouded in secrecy, North Korea remains one of the world's most mysterious countries. Unfortunately, what we do know about North Korea indicates the country is also one of the world's worst abusers of human rights, including violations of religious freedom. The North Korean regime has engaged in an intense crackdown on religion for decades. Today, few religious believers remain, and those who do face grave peril. The secretive nature of the regime nicknamed the "hermit kingdom" makes it difficult for American leaders to address these human rights issues. Yet, even though options are limited, the gravity of the situation calls on Western countries to take every action possible to relieve the suffering of the North Korean people, who have no chance of speaking up for themselves.
The World Should Have No Place for Blasphemy Laws
December 27, 2020: Government restrictions on religion around the world have reached the highest point in the past 11 years, as revealed in the Pew Research Center's annual report on religious freedom released last week. A global trend of government policies impeding individuals' peaceful expression of their faith is disturbing, and it ought to motivate advocates of free speech and religious freedom to action.
In America, Churches May Be Closed On Christmas, But In Pakistan, They May Be Bombed
December 24, 2020: As we prepare to celebrate Christmas this year, may we remember persecuted Christians across the globe who do the same, though at great risk to themselves.
Biden's HHS nomination sign of admin's likely extreme abortion course
December 15, 2020: Since the 2020 presidential election, Joe Biden has reiterated his desire to unify the country. "I pledge to be a president who seeks not to divide, but to unify; who doesn't see red states and blue states, [who] only sees the United States," Biden promised after the election.