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Jay Sekulow: Christian Pastor Youcef – Circumstances in Iran More Dire Than Ever

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938 days. That’s how long Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been imprisoned in Iran. His crime? He embraced Christianity and started a church. Now, with Pastor Youcef facing the death penalty, his situation is even more precarious. We reported last […]

Jay Sekulow: Christian Pastor Alive on 35th Birthday; Behind Bars in Iran

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I can confirm that Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is alive today, his 35th birthday. He remains illegally imprisoned in Iran, now incarcerated for two-and-a-half years. He is being held against international law, and has been condemned to death for one reason – his […]

Jay Sekulow: Victory for Religious Freedom

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In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today issued an important decision representing a tremendous victory for religious freedom. The high court concluded that courts should not intervene in the workings of churches. The Justices determined that the First Amendment […]

Jay Sekulow: Giving Thanks

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Giving thanks. Two words that have resonated with Americans from the very beginning. One of the first accounts of a Thanksgiving celebration dates back to 1621 when Pilgrims and Native Americans shared a meal in Plymouth. Nearly 170 years later, […]

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Jay Sekulow: Will the State Department finally speak out for Pastor Saeed Abedini?
Last Friday’s standing-room only hearing before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission was among the most dramatic I’ve witnessed.  There was outrage – outrage not just from me as I declared the State Department “AWOL” in our quest to free an American Pastor, Saeed Abedini -- a U.S. citiz

posted 11:50:49am Mar. 19, 2013 | read full post »

Jay Sekulow: Help Us Tell the Story of American Pastor Saeed, Imprisoned in Iran
One of the most important things we can do is keep the story of Pastor Saeed Abedini in the spotlight. This U.S. citizen is facing eight years in a deadly Iranian prison, convicted for his Christian faith. We know that the situation he faces gets worse day by day. He remains cut-off from speaking

posted 3:30:16pm Feb. 06, 2013 | read full post »

Jay Sekulow: American Pastor Saeed Barred From His Trial in Iran
It's unlike any judicial system in the world. On Monday, American Pastor Saeed Abedini went to court in Iran with his attorney to address charges of attempting to undermine the Iranian government. The real problem: he converted from Islam to Christianity 13 years ago and started working with house-c

posted 11:13:19am Jan. 24, 2013 | read full post »

Jay Sekulow: American Pastor to Face Trial in Iranian Prison
An American Pastor is being held in Iran’s most notorious prison – Pastor Saeed, a U.S. citizen, has been told that he “will hang” because of his Christian faith. And, now the Iranian government has put this case on the fast track – and scheduled a trial that’s just days away. After s

posted 3:11:54pm Jan. 15, 2013 | read full post »

Jay Sekulow: HHS Fines for Challenging Mandate? Not So Fast
We are on the front lines when it comes to challenging the HHS mandate which requires employers to provide health insurance for employees that include paying for abortion-producing drugs - or face still penalties including significant fines. To date, we have secured injunctions – putting the ma

posted 11:47:06am Jan. 09, 2013 | read full post »


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