Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Rep. Huffman Cosponsors Bill to Prohibit Religious Registry

Dec 2, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) joins Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) in cosponsoring the No Religious Registry Act (H.R. 6382) to ensure individuals of all faiths are protected from the establishment of a national religious registry.

The legislation would prohibit the Attorney General, Secretary of Homeland Security and any United States government official from establishing or utilizing a registry for the purposes of classifying individuals on the basis of religious affiliation. The legislation would cover U.S. nationals, U.S. visa applicants and aliens lawfully present in the United States. 

You can read the full bill here.