Report From Washington – July 20, 2012
ISRAEL FACT FINDING MISSION – A once in a lifetime mission led by William J. Murray, William Federer and Frank Gaffney, all three experts on Israel and Islamic affairs. Not a standard “tour,” the mission includes visits to settlements and military bases plus evening panels. Read more
In this issue: Obama’s FBI ignored warnings about Ft. Hood shooter / Evangelical college joins Catholics in ObamaCare lawsuit / Exposing Barack Obama’s attacks on religious freedom / Congressman defends Chick-fil-A / Olympics: Husband and wife can’t share room / Pray for victory over radical Islam / The Syrian situation / Vacation in jihad training camp
Evangelical college joins Catholics in lawsuit – “Wheaton College does not, as Catholics do, view all forms of artificial contraception as immoral. But the list of required services includes “morning after” and “week after” pills that claim the life of an unborn child within days of its conception.” That was enough for Wheaton College to join a Catholic lawsuit on ObamaCare’s intrusion on religious liberty. Read more
Exposing Barack Obama’s attacks on religious freedom – The Religious Freedom Coalition’s advertising campaign to expose President Barack Obama’s attacks on religious freedom enters its third month. Newspaper ads have already run the length of Florida, and are running in North Carolina now.
Congressman defends Chick-fil-A – The entire media establishment is attacking Dan Cathy for his on-the-record remark that Chick-fil-A is supportive of one man, one woman marriages. Congressman Joe Pitts (R-PA) stepped forward to defend the restaurant chain on Capitol Hill. Read his comments here.
RELIGION AND CULTURE
Video response to Islamic death threats – After a particularly vile death threat aimed at himself and other critics of Islam, Michael Coren has a few words to say about the erosion of free speech and other civil liberties in the West.
MORE FROM THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM COALITION
New July Chairman’s Report -Now available, the July 12th, 2012 edition of William J. Murray’s Chairman’s’ Report. In this issue: William Murray reports from Israel, Jordan, and the Syrian border / Conditions in the Middle East are worsening for Christians / Bethlehem, under Palestinian Authority rule, sees Christian population shrink from 85% to less than 20% / Fighting intensifies in Syria, and Christians flee to Jordan / Medical clinics and food distribution warehouse overwhelmed by refugees in Jordan / In the US, ad campaign continues to inform Americans about Obama’s war on religious freedom. Read it here!
Pray for Victory – I have just returned from an extended Middle Eastern trip. During that time I visited facilities we support in Israel as well as Jordan and other areas. As part of the mission trip I visited not only with Christian refugees, but with some Muslims who had been combatants in Syria against the secular government. I learned that the prayers of Islamists are very different from ours. Islamists pray for victory; we pray for safety. Read more
The Syrian situation – As I write this I am looking at dozens of photos of churches in the Homs area of Syria that have been desecrated and destroyed by the “rebel” fighters that are supported by President Barack Obama and Senator John McCain. Without further comment I ask that you view this material and forward it to others. PDF document includes photos.
Vacation in a jihad camp? – Increasing numbers of Muslims in Europe are traveling to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia and other conflict zones to obtain training in terrorist methods. Read more
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