U.S. May Allow Families to Pay Ransom

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The White House is reportedly going to change its policy and allow families of American hostages to pay ransoms to foreign kidnappers, including terrorists.

ABC News reported that those families will no longer have to fear being prosecuted for aiding terrorists.

The recommendation comes from the National Counterterrorism Center which was tasked by the Obama White House after recent incidents like that of the journalist James Foley. Foley’s family was allegedly repeatedly threatened by administration officials with prosecution. Read more at ABC News.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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