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Sam Brownback at CPAC, February 28, 2015
Sam Brownback at CPAC, February 28, 2015
Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
Photo by Gage Skidmore via @flickr.

Sam Brownback on the Importance of Religious Freedom to World Peace and Prosperity

Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy once opined that freedom of religion has “a double aspect—freedom of thought and action.” In other words, to be truly religiously free, one must not only be at liberty to believe, but act consistently with those beliefs. This concept of religious freedom—the right to live and act according to one’s faith—has historically been assaulted by totalitarian government Read More ›

The Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida
Sam Brownback, governor of Kansas, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview inside the Bloomberg Link during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, U.S., on Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012. Mitt Romney secured enough delegates to officially win the Republican presidential nomination at the party's convention in Tampa. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Ambassador Sam Brownback on the Threat to Religious Freedom in America 

With Western society becoming morally polyglot and secular, religious freedom is becoming a major political clash point, and in the United States, a central front in what is sometimes called the culture war. Proponents of robust religious freedom protections see the “free exercise” of religion guaranteed in the Constitution as the “First Liberty.” But others view the same issue as Read More ›

Sam Brownback at CPAC, February 28, 2015
Sam Brownback at CPAC, February 28, 2015
Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
Photo by Gage Skidmore via @flickr.

Ambassador Sam Brownback on Human Rights and Religious Freedom

Wesley J. Smith talks with Senator Sam Brownback, who served as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom and as governor of Kansas from 2011 to 2018. Religious freedom is a crucial aspect of human exceptionalism because it is a fundamental human rights issue. Smith and Brownback discuss COVID, free exercise versus the freedom to worship, issues in China, India, and Turkey, and much else.

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