Panelists: White House failing on rights in China
[[email protected]@180="We cannot continue to tolerate the Chinese Communist authorities continuing to go back on their words and deceiving the international community at will." –- Chen Guangcheng]WASHINGTON (BP) -- The White House has failed to respond properly to human rights abuses in China, said experts at a recent Capitol Hill hearing. Chen Guangcheng and Geng He gave testimonies illustrating the brutality of the Chinese regime before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee April 9.
Falling fertility rate poses problems, author says
[[email protected]@180="The sexual revolution plays an enormous role on fertility." –- Jonathan Last]WASHINGTON (BP) -- Benches built to push couples to sit closer together, special holidays and monetary incentives are all ways other countries have tried to boost fertility rates, author and demographer Jonathan Last told a Washington audience recently.
Bible shaped America, historians at forum say
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Scripture has had a tremendous influence on the rights of citizens throughout American history, two historians said at a recent Washington, D.C., forum.
Panel: Chinese regime still marked by brutality
WASHINGTON (BP) — Near-death torture and medical or food deprivation describe the experience of innocent prisoners under China’s latest Communist officials, experts said at a recent Capitol Hill briefing. A panel of Chinese, American and European leaders discussed the horrifying realities under the regime in a March 5 event sponsored by ChinaAid and Freedom House. […]
Anti-Semitism again on rise, House panel told
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Hatred for people of Jewish descent is on the rise again in the United States and other countries, according to congressional testimony by Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders.
Attorney: Time of ‘great peril’ for people of faith
WASHINGTON (BP) -- People of faith are being marginalized in the United States, a religious liberty lawyer said in a recent Washington, D.C., panel discussion.
Rick Warren advocates religious liberty for all
WASHINGTON (BP) -- American Christians should repent for not supporting the religious freedom of people of other faiths, mega-church pastor Rick Warren said at a recent forum in Washington, D.C.