S.RES.69: A resolution calling for the protections 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 James M. Inhofe, R-Okla.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 7, 2013
Latest Major Action March 7, 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
March 7, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1271-1272)