Russia’s Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church

Hope’s note:  This article includes BHO’s ongoing push to do the same thing in America.

Christianity Today: “This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a package of anti-terrorism laws that usher in tighter restrictions on missionary activity and evangelism.

Despite prayers and protests from religious leaders and human rights advocates, the Kremlin announced Putin’s approval yesterday. The amendments, including laws against sharing faith in homes, online, or anywhere but recognized church buildings, go into effect July 20.

Though opponents to the new measures hope to eventually appeal in court or elect legislators to amend them, they have begun to prepare their communities for life under the new rules, reported Forum 18 News Service, a Christian outlet reporting on the region.

Protestants and religious minorities small enough to gather in homes fear they will be most affected.”

Opinion: Think it can’t happen here?

At a Congressional hearing on April 30, 2015, Senator James Lankford, R-Okla. asked Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson, why the U.S. has since November 2009, been “misrepresenting” Americans’ First Amendment right to freedom of religion to immigrants who are applying to become U.S. citizens…

Source: Russia’s Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church

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