(Washington–April 8, 2015) The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations will review H.R. 1150, the Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., and Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., on Feb. 27, 2015, aims to update the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 by further developing the government’s ability to combat religious persecution and increasing access to diplomatic training, counter terrorism coordination, and foreign assistance efforts. The bill also extends authorization for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) until 2021.
Please contact your local representative, requesting that they cosponsor the bill. To view representatives who are already supporting the bill, check the following list of cosponsors:
|Sheila Jackson Lee
|Cathy McMorris Rodgers
To identify your representative, please visit http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/.