The Senate becomes a religious freedom battleground / Why Senator Durbin hates the US Commission on International Religious Freedom / Dick Durbin's attempt to gut the USCIRF / Senator Durbin's connection to the Muslim Brotherhood / Most mosques in U.S. promote jihad / Saudi Arabia beheads "witch" / Hare Krishna temple attacked by Muslims in Copenhagen / Jordanian politician says Islam has right to worldwide jihad
THE WHITE HOUSE AND USCIRF - Republicans in the Senate forced through temporary funding for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom; however, Democrats added a last minute Amendment that would get rid of many of the Bush appointees with "term limits" and allow Obama to stack the deck with liberals who have no problem with Islamic honor killings. The main sponsor of the bill in the House, Frank Wolf, called the demand blackmail. Late breaking news is that the amendment bill was passed by voice vote in the House.
DURBIN USCRIF AMENDMENT - Senator Dick Durbin showed his true colors when tacking on an amendment to a bill reauthorizing funding for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The amendment retroactively limits commissioners to a total of four years of service, thus he gets rid of Nina Shea and other critics of radical Islam from the USCIRF. His amendment also limits travel of commissioners to the same standards as the State Department, meaning they will not be able to travel to areas where religious freedom is most in jeopardy. An example: State Department staff may not visit East Jerusalem. Durbin's refusal to fund USCIRF had nothing to do with freeing up money to fund a prison in Illinois as his staff suggested, and had everything to do with shutting down critics of radical Islam.
BIBLE BAN RESCINDED BY HOSPITAL - The Prayer Caucus, headed by Congressman Randy Forbes, (R-VA) intervened with the Walter Reed Armed Forces Hospital when it was learned that visitors had been banned from bringing Bibles and other religious objects to their loved ones. Congressman Steve King (R-IA) joined Forbes in demanding a change to the policy. Last week the hospital apologized and said a new policy would be issued. Read more
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