Ian Speir is a First Amendment attorney based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Christians must advocate religious liberty not just for themselves, Walker argues, but “with the conviction that true freedom means allowing fellow citizens… to freely exercise their beliefs with dignity.”
Ian SpeirApril 21, 2021
Religious freedom and foreign affairs have always been inextricably linked.
Ian SpeirDecember 18, 2018
The State Department’s Ministerial on Religious Freedom marks a significant shift in US foreign policy thinking.
Ian SpeirAugust 1, 2018
Here are five things to know about the US Commission on International Religious Freedom’s (USCIRF) 2018 Annual Report and the US State Department’s 2017 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom.
Ian SpeirJune 5, 2018
Prioritizing the most persecuted in refugee admissions is not only the right thing to do. It’s something we already do. Religious minorities, particularly Yezidis and Christians in Iraq and Syria, deserve the same priority status that is currently accorded to other groups facing unique dangers, including religious minorities in Iran and elsewhere, and Iraqis who assisted U.S. forces.
Ian SpeirFebruary 1, 2017
Amidst global convulsions, one affected group remains relatively powerless and largely ignored: Middle Eastern Christians.
Ian SpeirJanuary 6, 2017