H.RES.106: Calling for the protection of religious minority rights and freedoms in the Arab world.

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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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Bill Summary

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)

Bill Actions

Date Description
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.