The Sudanese woman who has been sentenced to hang for refusing to renounce Christianity has given birth to a baby girl, her lawyers told The Telegraph.
Republican Senators Roy Blunt and Kelly Ayotte have drafted a letter to Secretary John Kerry calling on him and the U.S. Department of State to grant political asylum to a pregnant Christian mother who has been sentenced to death for her faith by a Sudanese court, according to International Christian Concern.
A Sudanese judge Thursday sentenced a pregnant Christian to hang for apostasy despite appeals by Western embassies for compassion, according to The Times of Israel.
As the U.S. Celebrated Mother's Day, a Christian carrying her second child to term has been convicted of adultery and apostasy, penalties that are punishable in Sudan by 100 lashes and death, respectively, according to International Christian Concern.
A woman with child in Khartoum, Sudan, faces death for leaving Islam, according to Morning Star News.