Op-Eds

For Your Information October 15, 2012| by Katrina Lantos Swett and Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in Foreign Policy on October 15, 2012. A constitutional ban on blasphemy might sound like a good idea to some. But it can mean lessfreedom for everyone. Words matter -- and few... Read More
For Your Information September 27, 2012| by Katrina Lantos Swett and M. Zuhdi Jasser The following appeared in The Washington Times on September 27, 2012 . Member states of theUnited Nationsshould ponder an alarming statistic: According to a just-releasedPew Research Centerstudy, 75... Read More
For Your Information September 7, 2012| By: Katrina Lantos Swett The following opinion appeared in Roll Call on September 6, 2012. An unmarried Baha'i woman spent three years in Iran's notorious Evin Prison charged with being a spy for Israel and the United States. She was... Read More
For Your Information September 6, 2012| By: Azizah al-Hibri and Robert P. George The following appeared in the Indianapolis Star on September 5, 2012. Editor"s note: Indiana is home to the largest concentration of Burmese refugees in the United States. About 7,000 Burmese live in the state... Read More
For Your Information August 14, 2012| By: Katrina Lantos Swett The followingop-ed appeared in The Detroit News on August 14, 2012: On July 19, on behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I spoke on Capitol Hill in Washington about the desperate plight of the... Read More
For Your Information August 14, 2012| By Mary Ann Glendon and Sam Gejdenson The following guest column appeared in The Star-Ledger on August 14, 2012. September will be here before we know it. While some will be looking forward to autumn, others will be apprehensive as the month approaches... Read More
For Your Information August 1, 2012| by Azizah al-Hibri and M. Zuhdi Jasser The following op-ed article appeared in the Washington Post on August 1, 2012: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/ramadan-and-religious-freedom/2012/08/01/gJQA9HqBQX_blog.html The U.S.... Read More
For your information: July 31, 2012| by Katrina Lantos Swett and Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in  The Moscow Times on July 31, 2012..:  :    Has Russia truly changed its ways on human rights? Certainly its new law restricting... Read More
For your information: July 16, 2012 | by Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed article appeared in The Hill publication July 16, 2012: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/238199-us-should-pressure-nations-to-rescind-anti-ahmadiyya-laws On June 27,... Read More
For Your Information 7/16/2012| By Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed,Swett: Egyptian Tolerance Is Democracy Barometer, The Treatment of Coptic Christians and Other Religious Minorities Poses a Cause for Concern,appeared in Roll Call on July 16, 2012. Since its... Read More

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