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Friday, September 27 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Religious liberty, religious diversity and the search for common ground

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Tom Gjelten

Religion and Belief Correspondent for National Public Radio
Gjelten reports on religion, faith and belief for NPR News. He first joined NPR in 1982 as a labor and education reporter, and during his tenure he has covered wars in Central America, political conflict in South America, the first Gulf War and transitions to democracy in Eastern... Read More →

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Matt Krause

State Representative
Krause, R-Fort Worth, has represented House District 93 since 2013. He sits on the House General Investigating, Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence, Redistricting and Transportation committees, and chairs the Texas Legislative Tourism Caucus. Krause also works as a constitutional attorney... Read More →
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Kevin Roberts

Executive Director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation
Roberts is the executive director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation and has expertise in the Constitution, the history of education in the U.S. and school reform. Previously, he worked as a history professor in New Mexico and started his own elementary school in Louisiana. Roberts... Read More →
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Omar Suleiman

Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research & Professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University
Suleiman is the founder and president of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, a nonprofit research initiative, and a professor of Islamic Studies at SMU. He began his career in New Orleans, where he served as the imam of the city’s Jefferson Muslim Association and later directed... Read More →
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Asma Uddin

Senior Scholar at the Freedom Forum Institute
Uddin is the founding editor-in-chief of altMuslimah, an online news outlet that covers topics on gender and Islam. She is a senior scholar at the Freedom Forum Institute and a visiting scholar at Brigham Young University. Previously, Uddin served as an attorney with Becket, a nonprofit... Read More →

Friday September 27, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel