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The Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2016 provides a framework for advancing religious freedom as a U.S. foreign policy imperative. 21Wilberforce presents the 115th Congress International Religious Freedom Scorecard as a measure of progress made toward that end. The Scorecard helps increase Congressional awareness of international religious freedom issues, encourages legislators to take bold action in support of this cause, and publicly recognizes the work of religious freedom champions in Congress.
“The U.S. has historically been seen as a beacon for religious freedom,” says 21Wilberforce President Randel Everett. “The International Religious Freedom Congressional Scorecard is a tool to promote this universal and fundamental freedom.”
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48 legislators (30 Democrats and 16 Republicans) are recognized as “Notable Leaders” for the 115th Congress. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) earned top scores for the 115th Congress International Religious Freedom Scorecard. As was true with the 114th Congress, overall scoring for the 115th Congress shows bipartisan support for...
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