Mission America Rallies for Religious Freedom
Nationwide rallies July 10 draw attention to persecuted Christians
Are you aware that more Christians around the globe are being persecuted for their faith than ever before? Christians are being fired, arrested, beaten, jailed, tortured, raped and killed just for being believers in Jesus.
Linda Harvey joins pro-family friends at rally
Next week, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hosting the largest ever summit on this issue, and in advance of this historic international meeting, there were rallies in 15 cities to draw attention to one simple issue-- a major Ohio-based law firm whose clients include nations with abysmal track records on religious persecution.
Mission America was there, in downtown Columbus, as we demonstrated to draw attention to Squire Patton Boggs, who represents China, Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian Authority and others.
See more in article below.
Ohioans Participate in Nationwide Rally for the Persecuted
Beth Lear, The Ohio Star
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Concerned Ohioans gathered outside the offices of lobbyist lawyers Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) on Wednesday to rally for persecuted Christians and other religious minorities who are denied basic rights, harmed physically and economically, and sometimes killed by these governments, their clients. Persecutors include: China, Cameroon, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the Palestinian Authority.
The rally occurred nationwide outside SPB offices in 15 cities, including Cleveland, Ohio, where it was founded as Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in 1890. The Columbus rally was held outside the Huntington Building downtown at 41 South High Street.
According to Open Doors USA, these countries that SPB represents are in the top 50 list of persecutors of Christians. They commit “extreme persecution.” Saudi Arabia is ranked 15th, China 27th, Qatar’s at number 38 and the Palestinian Territories are 49th....