DOJ Holds First-Ever First Freedom Project Seminar
Wed Mar 28, 2007 15:45

Justice Department Holds First-Ever First Freedom Project Seminar

Contact: Jacqueline Greene, United States Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, 202-514-5410, 202-514-2007, TDD 202-514-1888

WASHINGTON, Mar. 28 /Christian Newswire/ -- Officials from the Justice Department will hold a seminar as part of the Department’s First Freedom Project to address federal laws protecting religious freedom. Topics will include religious discrimination, religious land use, and prosecuting religion-based hate crimes.

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announced the First Freedom Project in February 2007 as an initiative to protect religious liberty. The initiative includes the creation of a Department-wide Task Force on Religious Liberty, increased outreach to individuals and organizations concerned with religious liberty issues, and a series of regional seminars. This seminar will be held TOMORROW, MARCH 29 at 9:00 A.M. CST.

Event Details---


* Bradley J. Schlozman, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri
* Eric Treene, Special Counsel for Religious Discrimination, Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
* Steven H. Rosenbaum, Chief, Housing and Civil Enforcement, Civil Rights Division
* Mark Kappelhoff, Chief, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division
* Jeff Lanza, Special Agent, FBI Kansas City Field Office

What: First Freedom Project Seminar

When: Thursday, March 29, 2007, 9:00 A.M. CST

Where: Hyatt Regency Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Note: Admission is free, but registration is required. To register, call Jacqueline Greene at 202-514-5410. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.


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