NEWS STORY: House passes bill aimed at curbing religious persecution abroad

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c. 1998 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Legislation designed to ease the plight of persecuted religious minorities abroad Thursday (May 14) passed the House with broad bipartisan support, despite the Clinton administration’s continued opposition to the measure. The bill, the Freedom from Religious Persecution Act, passed on a 375-41 vote with 169 Democrats joining 206 […]

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