It’s been a while since our last Persecution Update and a lot has been happening around the world.
This past month, there has been recent news from Turkey, Iran, Nigeria, Libya and India.
This ad campaign is incredible.
Put together by Save Our Sisters,” an anti-sex trafficking initiative, these anti-domestic violence ads approach a serious topic in a powerful and culturally relevant way.
New legislation was passed in India that would require people to ask the government to approve their religious conversion. The new law carries stiff fines and prison time.
The bill only awaits the governor’s approval.
Between poverty and the strength of the cast system in India, it has become a stronghold for human trafficking of all sorts. With that in mind and the hopes to steer India’s future towards a brighter path, Mission for Orphans is reaching the needy children of India—rescuing them from a life of sex and labor trafficking.
On this program of Finding Justice, we talk with the founder of Mission for Orphans, Gene Rumley:
It’s being called the “Texas anti-abortion bill,” but that’s not what it really is.
This Texas bill is about regulating an industry that’s run wild, as Texas State Senator Wendy Davis filibusters the bill with the misimpression that all abortion is a Constitutional right.
It’s suppose to be the day every little girl dreams of, right?
Not only are these ads from Ford India mostly sexists and objectify women, but are completely uncalled for considering the state of sex trafficking.
Take a look:
This week’s Persecution Update covers some highs and lows in Vietnam, Pakistan and India.
Please, keep the persecuted Church in your prayers!
This past Friday (March 15th 2013), the North Dakota Senate passed two bills putting more constraints on abortions. A positive move forward for those that value life.