Religious Leaders Caution Against Pompeo’s Prioritization Of Religious Freedom As Human Right In U.S. Foreign Policy

The Hill: Religious leaders warn against Pompeo’s push for religious freedom as priority human right
“More than 30 faith leaders on Monday issued a warning against Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s new push to put property rights and religious freedom at the forefront of American diplomacy. In a statement, faith leaders across denominations warned that Pompeo’s push for a hierarchy of rights with religious freedom at the top ‘will weaken religious freedom itself and undermine respect for and damage the protections of the universal values of human dignity’…” (Kelly, 7/20).

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