PETITION TO HILLARY CLINTON ON IRAQI CHRISTIANS - Read and sign the new Internet petition to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The petition urges Clinton to direct our embassies to assist Christians who have fled Islamic terror in Iraq. The petition is located at www.iraqichristianrefugees.org.
SENATE FAILS TO STOP OBAMA TAX HIKE ON CHARITABLE GIVING - Senator John Thune's "Sense of the Senate" resolution expressing support for the current federal income tax deduction for charitable giving was defeated in the Senate Thursday by just one vote. President Obama wants Congress to reduce the deduction, which would result in less charitable giving nationwide. Read statement from Senator Thune.
TRENT FRANK'S LETTER ON "DEFAMATION OF RELIGION - The day before the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to criminalize individual rights of freedom of religious expression, Congressman Trent Franks wrote a compelling letter spelling out the dangers of their action. Congressman Franks is co-chair of the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus. Read letter at his Internet site.
TOWN FOR CHRISTIANS ONLY? - If a town declared itself for Christians only, there would be outrage from the left. The ACLU and other leftist organizations would file lawsuits and law enforcement would investigate. BUT ... a Muslim only town founded by a man who also founded a terrorist group is just fine with the left and the ACLU. The anti-gun left does not even mind that Islamberg, with just 100 people, has a gun range to practice their skills. Can you imagine what kind of rights the women there have? Don't expect any outrage from NOW or other left leaning "women's groups. Read more
NEW MARCH CHAIRMAN'S REPORT - The all new March 11, 2009 Chairman's Report is now available to read in PDF format. This issue contains more information about our work on Capitol Hill with the new 111th Congress, and also about our work on international issues. Help your Sunday School class understand these issues better. Print out and distribute to your class or fellowship this Sunday! Click here to view in PDF.
BRUSSELS IS ONE QUARTER MUSLIM - Filip Dewinter, a leader of the separatist party Vlaams Belang, predicts a civil war when Belgians realize that the capitol city of Belgium and the seat of the European Union government is about to be taken over by Muslims. It is estimated that 3 of the 19 sections of Brussels, which each have their own mayor, are majority Muslim. Can Sharia law be far behind? Read more
CLINTON PETITION DRIVE - The Religious Freedom Coalition has begun a petition drive asking Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to formulate a policy to stop the persecution of Christians in Iraq and to aid those Iraqi Christians who have been forced to flee. More than 100,000 paper copies of the petition have been distributed, and an online version is now available. Click here to see petition! NOTE: This is part of a large petition drive and you may receive a copy in the mail.
FACEBOOK FOR IRAQI CHRISTIANS - The Religious Freedom Coalition has a new Facebook page to expose the crisis faced by Iraqi Christians. If you have a Facebook account, please become our friend at this link. You can help Iraqi Christians directly by making a donation at the Facebook cause page!
Contributions to the work of the Religious Freedom Coalition can be made at www.rfcnet.org.