Rand Paul: “No Aid Should Go To Countries That Legally Discriminate Against Women, Christians”


by Jerome Hudson

At the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today on global violence against women, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said America’s “job as the powerful, is to use our might to speak for those who cannot whether that is the bully pulpit, our foreign aid, our State Department, our immigration policy, or our trade policy, all avenues should be open to us in solving this worldwide problem.”

“The U.S. taxpayer has forked over billions of dollars to the Pakistani government, which condones the persecution of Christians,” Paul said. “Many countries that receive U.S. foreign aid have laws that officially discriminate against Christians. Persecution of women is wrong. Persecution of Christians is wrong. Persecution of women or Christians in the name of religion must be stood up to. American power, if it is to have value in the world, must be used as a force against persecution. Our aid money, for example, should never go to countries that persecute women or Christians, not one dime. But today, it does.”

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