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July 17, 2020: The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr649 The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 passed overwhelmingly in the House and Senate. The legislation condemns the Chinese Communist Party for the detention centers and recommends a tougher response to the human rights abuses suffered by Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in the region.

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May 16, 2020: COVID-19 & Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith (BUT Specific guidelines for reopening churches during the coronavirus pandemic were excluded from a set of documents released by the CDC this week)

Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/guidance-community-faith-organizations.html https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/3-17-20-faith-and-community-based-covid-19-faq.pdf but see https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/cdc-documents-on-reopening-do-not-include-suggestions-for-churches-28461

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March 13, 2020: How we’re losing the freedom to object to abortion

https://christianconcern.com/news/how-were-losing-the-freedom-to-object-to-abortion/ The Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska discusses how our right to protest abortion is being eroded by the very people who have vowed to protect free speech. “Nothing worth having comes without a fight—Got to kick at the darkness ‘til it bleeds daylight.” Bruce Cockburn Increasingly, it would seem, cultural forces are aggressively trying…