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H.RES.106: Calling for the protection of religious minority rights and freedoms in the Arab world.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla.|
|Total Cosponsors||27 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 12, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 6, 2013|
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Recognizes, in the spirit of the "Arab Spring" revolution (where ordinary citizens have taken to the streets demanding an end to corruption, political cronyism, and government repression), that religious minority freedoms and rights must be protected.
Urges the U.S. government to lead the international effort to repeal existing blasphemy laws.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.|
|May 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.|
|March 12, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|