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March 25, 2004
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In congressional testimony, an Orthodox Union official praised President Bush’s faith-based initiatives but stressed the need for safeguards. Nathan Diament, the O.U.’s director of public policy, appeared Tuesday before the House Committee on Government Reform’s subcommittee on criminal justice, drug policy and human resources. He said that for religious entities to provide social services, there should be readily available secular alternatives and assurance of a lack of religious discrimination.

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