Op-Eds

FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 2, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in the Providence Journal on November 30, 2013. Washington - As the nation celebrates Thanksgiving, Jewish Americans are also commemorating Hanukkah, the eight-day Feast of Dedication. Interestingly, this... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION November 26, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in the Washington Times on November 25, 2013. WASHINGTON,November 24, 2013 - Earlier this fall, a Sudanese business owner and women's rights activist defied a police demand that she cover her hair to... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION November 12, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon The following op-ed appeared in CNN World on November 12, 2013. Editor's note: Katrina Lantos Swett is Vice Chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Mary Ann Glendon... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION November 7, 2013 | By Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in the Christian Science Monitor on November 7, 2013. As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, much can be said about his focus on... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION October 30, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in The Hill on October 30, 2013. This past Sunday, the United States commemorated International Religious Freedom Day, marking the 15th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION October 4, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in CNN World on October 4, 2013. Editor's note: Robert P. George is the chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). The views expressed are his own. As Nigeria considers... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION September 20, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in the Christian Science Monitor on September 20, 2013. As the UN General Assembly begins its new session, a colossal gulf is again visible - a gulf between what international human... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION September 11, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in CNN World on September 11, 2013. Editor's note: Robert P. George is chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). The views expressed are his own. A dozen years ago... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION September 5, 2013 | By Robert P. George and Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in The Hill on September 5, 2013. Last week, on August 26, Saudi Arabia's appointed Shura Council approved legislation, which, if seriously implemented and applied, would... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION August 21, 2013 | By Robert P. George and Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in The Washington Post on August 21, 2013. Although religious freedom is a pivotal human right, critical to national security and global stability, key provisions of the... Read More

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