US Congress members sound alarm over treatment of UK Christians

Mar 21, 2023 by

by Jennifer Lee, Christian Today:

Eight members of the US House of Representatives have written of their concerns about the treatment of Christians in the UK and “existential threats” to their freedoms, “even freedom of thought.”

The letter was led by Representative Chip Roy and sent to Rashad Hussain, the US ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

It says that the UK is “on an unsettling path” with the spread of buffer zones around abortion clinics across the country.

These buffer zones are imposed by ‘Public Spaces Protection Orders’ enacted by local city councils, and criminalise peaceful pro-life activity in the areas surrounding abortion clinics.

Banned activities include prayer and offers of support and information to women about alternatives to abortion. They also ban any perceived disapproval of abortion.

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