Elliott Abrams

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

is the newest member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

In the appointment announcement, John Boehner, who made the appointment, said:  

The commission’s goal is to highlight serious threats to religious liberty throughout the world so the President and Congress can make measured and wise decisions in response.  The work of the commission is as important now as it ever has been.  

Despite the threats at home and abroad, you will recall that not that long ago, the future of the Commission itself was uncertain