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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Federal, International Updates

@statedeptspox: With the activation of the Caesar Act sanctions, the U.S. is increasing economic pressure on the Assad regime, its cronies and enablers to stop the war in Syria. Read the full statement from @SecPompeo:[…]

Just so we're clear... Tech companies want #Section230 protection from liability for content posted by their users. and @Google wants to hold companies responsible for content posted by their commenting users.[…]

@FRCdc: At least 20 soldiers and 40 civilians, including a 4-year-old girl, were killed in two attacks claimed by a #BokoHaram faction last Saturday. The trend of extremist violence in #Nigeria continues. @ChristianPost[…]

Efforts to #StandWithHongKong on the @SenateFloor yesterday: #HongKong[…]

@RepMarkGreen: It is now illegal in Tennessee to perform an abortion when a heartbeat can be detected. I'm proud of our State for defending human lives.[…]

@ChristianPost: Hong Kong clergy face arrest, extradition to China in new security laws[…]

@josh_wingrove: . @SecPompeo slams China's "politically motivated and completely groundless" decision to charge two Canadians who were seized in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of the Huawei CFO (done at the request of the U.S.)[…]

@revmahoney: Please pray for the Christian clergy of HK as they may face arrest and extradition to China for supporting the democracy movement under new security laws. #HongKong @Stand_with_HK @FreedomHKG @hk_watch @HongKongFP @SolomonYue @Fight4HongKong @hkdc_us #HKers[…]

There is no objection to #S3985, @SenatorTimScott's #JUSTICEAct, which Senate Democrats have that couldn't be answered with an amendment, debate, and vote. This is a power struggle, not just between parties, but about how much power the federal government will continue to assume. — […]

@eAsiaMediaHub: .@SecPompeo: "And then of course, within a handful of days, it looks like they [Chinese Communist Party] have now moved on their national security legislation, putting at risk the freedom that the people of Hong Kong have been promised.”[…]

@USEmbassySyria: "We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of innocent civilians killed and those wounded in Syria today in the terrorist attack in Tel Halaf and the airstrike in Kobane."[…]

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