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H.Con.Res. 409 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the deep concern of the Congress about the deprivation by the Soviet Union of the right of Christians to freedom of religion and, in particular, about the situation of the seven Pentecostals now living in the United States Embassy in Moscow, and their families.

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8/21/1980--Introduced. Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should convey congressional concern about the deprivation of the rights of Christians by the Soviet Union, particularly the Pentecostals living in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Directs the President to report to Congress on the prospects for religious freedom in the Soviet Union.