Urgent Call to Action: Stop State Capture of Religion!

by Daniela Ellerbeck
8 August 2017

The CRL Rights Commission (CRL) has ignored reason and the voice of the Church and is proceeding with its agenda to enforce what is effectively State regulation and control of all religion in South Africa.

Following their presentation of the Final Report to the COGTA Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on 27 June, we have been advised that the COGTA Committee will be meeting again on 23 August to discuss the Report and the way forward.

It is absolutely crucial that religious communities make their voices heard on this issue to COGTA as soon as possible but by no later than 21 August. For details (including a “sample submission”), see: https://forsa.org.za/alert-crl-rights-commissions-proposed-licensing-of-religion-in-sa/

We encourage you to distribute the above link as far and wide as possible – it is time for the Church to stand up, show up and speak up!

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