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Rep. Hice Lauds Launch of Commission on Unalienable Rights

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Washington, July 10, 2019 | comments

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA) today issued the following statement regarding the establishment of the Commission on Unalienable Rights by the State Department. This advisory committee will provide recommendations and propose reforms to the Secretary of State concerning human rights issues on an international scale:

“Our Nation was built upon a foundation of unalienable rights,” said Congressman Hice. “Inherent in our Constitution is the conviction that every man, woman, and child is instilled with certain rights, endowed – not by the government – but by our Creator. Unfortunately, at times, these principles have been lost, and institutions of government have departed from that primary purpose. As we reaffirm our dedication to strengthening liberty from generation to generation, both at home and abroad, I commend President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for their leadership in standing up for American values and defending our most fundamental rights. I’m proud to support the creation of this critical commission, and I look forward to promoting this initiative as we champion the basic dignity and autonomy of each and every person.”

Click here to watch Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s remarks regarding the Commission on Unalienable Rights on July 8, 2019.


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