Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert appeared on Fox News over the weekend to discuss the bombing of Syria, the fight against the Islamic State and the slaughter of Christians in Egypt by ISIS terrorists on Palm Sunday.
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Countless thousands of people have given up their lives over the centuries rather than betray their deepest beliefs. They valued their faith above their property, above their health, and even above their lives. To deprive an innocent person of the freedom to live out their faith is to deprive them of a necessity.
While Obama has spent three days golfing, the Islamic State in Libya beheaded 21 Coptic Christians on a beach in Libya – and openly stated they were killed because they were Christians. Obama’s paid liar, Josh Earnest issued a tepid press statement on the beheadings but only referred to the 21 martyrs as “Egyptian citizens.” He refused to honestly state that these were Coptic Christians who had been targeted for butchery for their faith by Muslim terrorists.
“The continued violence against Coptic Christians and other civilians in Egypt is incredibly disturbing and flies in the face of the religious freedoms and fundamental values that Americans hold dear,” said Blunt. “I urge Majority Leader Reid to allow a vote on this bipartisan legislation, which would call attention to all religious minorities and demonstrate to leaders in the region that the United States takes religious freedom seriously.”
The resolution rightly recognizes that far more Egyptians protested to oust Morsi than protested to oust Mubarak. It has a critical focus on supporting democratic institutions, the drafting of a new constitution with broad support from minority groups, transition to an elected government, and respect for human rights and religious freedom.
Raymond Ibrahim reports that attacks on Coptic Christian children are on the rise in Egypt. Obama’s “Arab Spring” is responsible for this growing tragedy in Egypt.
Earlier this week, a six-year-old Coptic Christian boy, Cyril Yusuf Sa’ad, was kidnapped and held for ransom. After his family paid the ransom, the Muslim kidnapper killed the boy and threw his body in the sewer of his house.
Thanks to Barack Hussein Obama, Coptic Christians in Egypt are being increasingly persecuted and marginalized under the Muslim Brotherhood regime of Mohamed Morsi. The Obama Administration helped oust Hosni Mubarak, which paved the way for the rise of Islamic tyranny in Egypt under Morsi.
Coptic Christians are now paying a high price for Obama’s engineered “Arab Spring” in Egypt.