The Senate has unanimously approved legislation promoting international religious freedom.
The measure, sponsored by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., requires the White House to take religious freedom into account when negotiating trade deals with other countries.
"Our greatest export is our American value. The dignity of each person, hard work, innovation, and liberty - that's what we send around the world. It has the greatest impact," Lankford said during a floor speech on the amendment.
The measure was added as an amendment to the overall negotiating objectives outlined in Trade Promotion Authority legislation. The Senate approved the amendment by a vote of 92-0....