76% of Americans want the next president to tackle Christian persecution

76% of Americans want the next president to tackle Christian persecution
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The majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should show a commitment to addressing Christian persecution across the globe, according to a poll commissioned by Open Doors USA.

The survey, conducted by the Harris Poll, found that 76 percent of Americans agreed with the following statement: “It is important to me that the next U.S. President be committed to addressing the persecution that some Christians face around the world (eg., imprisonment, beheadings, rape, loss of home and assets).”

In addition to releasing that stunning statistic, Open Doors USA — an organization that monitors and documents Christian persecution — unveiled petitions to presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

“We haven’t heard much about the tragic reality of religious persecution from the presidential candidates,” reads a description of the petitions. “And I think we need to be hearing something.”

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