Bi-Partisan U.S. Senate Bill Calls for Special Envoy

Missouri Republican Senator Roy Blunt has filed a bi-partisan bill in the U.S. Senate that will create a new U.S. Department of State special envoy for religious minorities in the Middle East aimed at promoting and protecting religious freedoms. The bill (S. 653) is known as the Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2013 and has been referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

 

 

Posted: August 30, 2013

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