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What will Kerry Do About Christian Persecution in China?

Ryan_M Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 9:28 AM
When Kerry gets through solving this problem maybe he'll tackle the problem of Christian persecution in Israel. Unlike the folks who visit Israel on these Potemkin Village trips put on by the Israel First propagandists, the locals have to deal with problems of such as being spat upon to having physically attacks made against them by Orthodox fanatics. http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/christians-in-jerusalem-want-jews-to-stop-spitting-on-them-1.137099

Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.

Secretary of State John Kerry chose an interesting place to deliver his first foreign policy address. The former Massachusetts senator spoke at the University of Virginia. He was introduced by the university’s president, Teresa Sullivan. Dr. Sullivan noted that the university’s founder, Thomas Jefferson, had served as the first Secretary of State.

Unlike today’s foreign policy elites, Mr. Jefferson thought religious freedom was fundamental to our political liberties. He authored the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which he introduced into the state’s General Assembly in 1779. It was a world historical...