Christians have been executed by the thousands, Christian women and girls are vulnerable to sexual enslavement, many of their clergy have been assassinated, and their churches and ancient monasteries demolished or desecrated. They have been systematically stripped of all their wealth and those too elderly or sick to flee ISIS-controlled territory have been forcibly converted to Islam or killed, such as an 80-year-old woman who was burned to death for refusing to abide by ISIS religious rules.
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Fortenberry Introduces Resolution Decrying Genocide Against Christians And Other Religious Minorities In Iraq And SyriaSep 15th, 2015 | By fyork
Congressmen Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Juan Vargas (D-CA), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and Jeff Denham (R-CA) have announced the introduction of a bipartisan resolution (H. Con. Res. 75) denouncing the genocide being perpetrated against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq and Syria.
“I continue to believe that marriage is between one man and one woman. The Supreme Court’s overreach into decisions that should be made by states and the people living and voting in them is disappointing. Moving forward, we must ensure families and religious institutions across America are not punished for exercising their right to their own personal beliefs regarding the traditional definition of marriage.”
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) was one of several presidential candidates who spoke over the weekend at the Road to Majority Conference in Washington, D.C. During his speech, Cruz described his defense of religious liberty while Solicitor General of Texas and warned that the IRS will go the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose homosexual marriages.
“Christianity in the Middle East is shattered. ISIL’s genocidal campaign of religious cleansing has placed horrific pressure on the region’s ancient Christian communities and other faith minorities. Christians have a claim as much as anyone to live in their ancestral homelands. The United States can come to their aid by providing humanitarian assistance, special refugee status for victims, and empowering them to defend themselves.
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee spoke at the NRB Convention in Nashville, Tennessee in late February. He encouraged Christians to be salt and light in the world – and to make a difference in the political realm as well as the culture. Huckabee is currently being smeared for a joke he made at the NRB about “transgendered” teen age boys who would love nothing more than to get into high school girl’s shower rooms.
In the face of the atrocities being committed against Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, it is perhaps more crucial than ever that we refuse to sit idly by in silence. We must stand. We must act.
Obama refuses to acknowledge something most Americans know instinctively: Islam is the most violent religious/political system on the planet and Islamists are committed to killing as many Christians and Jews as they can in order to establish a worldwide Islamic dictatorship.
New 21st-Century Wilberforce Initiative, Co-founded by Frank Wolf, Issues Report on Looming Genocide for Iraq’s MinoritiesFeb 20th, 2015 | By fyork
“If the Islamic State is not defeated and ultimately destroyed, there will be no future for these ancient faith communities who now face an existential crisis and genocidal onslaught in lands they have inhabited since antiquity,” Wolf said. “Their survival and ability to flourish is a bellwether for religious freedom and pluralism in the Middle East more broadly.”
Mike Huckabee, former presidential candidate and former governor of Arkansas, announced that he is leaving Fox News to consider another run for the presidency in 2016. Huckabee and GING-PAC Chairman William J. Murray are close friends and the prospect of his running in 2016 is encouraging news. He is a committed Christian, a vocal social conservative and a strong defender of the Constitution and the rule of law.