Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives highlighting the plight of Christians in nations overseas that have experienced systematic persecution at the hands of oppressive governments or in the absence of a functioning government.
Earlier today, Democrats in the Senate rejected two amendments proposed by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) to protect Americans from being targeted by the Internal Revenue Service.
The Romeike’s, a German Christian homeschooling family that faced deportation by the Obama Administration, was given a reprieve by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday.
Congressman Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) called on President Obama to grant the Romeike family asylum today, after the United States Supreme Court declined to review an appeal and paved the way for the deportation of the German homeschooling family.
This week, Governor Brewer vetoed a bill that would have amended Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to clarify ambiguities in the state law that have been the subject of litigation elsewhere in the country. For example, in New Mexico, a photographer was fined over $6,000 by the state because she declined to use her artistic talents to affirm something that violated her religious beliefs.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stood on the floor of the Senate earlier this week and made the claim that ALL of the horror stories about people losing their health care under Obamacare are false. Reid later tried to walk back his lie by saying that a vast majority of the horror stories are lies. That, too, was a lie. Reid doesn’t seem familiar with the truth or facts.
“The proposed rule conflates the difference between robust public discourse and electioneering,” Congressman Forbes stated. “Many of these organizations are engaged in bettering their communities by strengthening families, empowering mothers and fathers, and encouraging individuals to be engaged in their communities.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) appeared on “The Kelly File” last night to discuss a hearing on Wednesday that dealt with Obama’s tyrannical rule and usurpation of power from Congress. Obama appears to believe that there are three branches of government. They consist of his pen, his telephone, and himself — not the federal, legislative and judicial branches.
Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, today joined all of his Republican Senate colleagues in a letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), asking the agency to explain its attempts to impact the editorial decisions in newsrooms across the country.
Earlier this month, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) took to the House floor to discuss the recently released Senate report on the Benghazi terrorist attack that resulted in the death of four Americans — including our U.S. Ambassador.