Tag Archives: human rights

Democracy in Africa; hope for independence in Southern Sudan vote 

Jubilation in southern Sudan as a vote for independence begins. It’s easy to look beyond Africa’s news, but it is worthwhile to point to a good moment in the often troubled nation of Sudan. The northern mostly Muslim part of … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading: The price tag of raising a child in America; Haiti Smoldering; Nobel Prize highlights China’s thuggery, Full Disclosure on the Oil Spill Impacts

The price of a child: Fascinating article in the Christian Science Monitor on the full parenting price tag, beyond the scary Christmas list, and why that doesn’t begin to describe the joy, the complexity, and multitude of choices.  In the … Continue reading

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A good day in the long international struggle for democracy and religious liberty

The best assurances of religious freedom around the world are thriving democracies and a commitment to the rule of law. Democracy and religious freedom are inextricably related, and although there are democratically elected governments that are not working hard enough … Continue reading

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FRC Testimony to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

By Robert Schwarzwalder Senior Vice President Family Research Council November 12, 2009 Co-Chairmen McGovern and Wolf, Congressman Smith and Members of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, thank you for allowing the Family Research Council to submit testimony on China’s … Continue reading

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Tell North Korea to Free Son Jong Nam, A Christian Marked for Death Because He Shared His Faith

International inspectors reported this weekend that North Korea has shut down a key nuclear reactor, making it eligible for international economic aid. But the world should insist that the North Koreans show progress in another area–religious liberty. Voice of the … Continue reading

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What End, The Wounded Butterfly?

The hammer is poised over the wounded butterfly, Terri Schaivo, and the dark day has arrived. There is still much that the blogging community can do. Catez at AllThings2All has a good summary of the situation and the actions that … Continue reading

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