Conservatives Praise Trump’s Hire for Key Religious Freedom Post

In a statement released by the White House’s Office of the Press Secretary yesterday, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Kansas Governor Sam Brownback as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at the Department of State: Mr. Brownback has been Governor of Kansas since 2011.  Previously, he served as a U.S. Senator (1996-2011) and a U.S. Representative in the House of Representatives (1995-1996) from Kansas.  While a member of the Senate, he worked actively on the issue of religious freedom in multiple countries and was a key sponsor of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.  He also

EXCLUSIVE: Kansas Governor Has Pro-Life Message for GOP

Sam Brownback, governor of Kansas, has a message for Republicans about the social issues: they can help you win elections. On banning late-term abortions and defunding Planned Parenthood, for example, he told me, “These life issues are winners in the political body. The country is pro-life.” Gov. Brownback should know. He and the GOP-controlled Kansas state legislature have passed a total of 17 pro-life bills, and in 2014 despite a poor economy, budget problems, and relentless press attacks, he won re-election for a second term in a tight race, 50 percent to 46 percent. The abortion issue doesn’t just rally