Vice President for Policy
Travis S. Weber, J.D., LL.M., serves as Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council, where he is responsible for the development of public policy from a Christian worldview. In his role, Travis also advises on legal developments affecting FRC issues, and is currently focused on building FRC’s international religious freedom advocacy efforts.
Travis has testified on religious freedom before the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Service Committee, and conducted religious freedom and human rights training in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. He has spoken widely on this and other FRC issues, and appeared in a large variety of television, radio, and print media. Travis also writes legal and policy papers, including: Will Nonprofit Religious Organizations Withstand the Sexual Revolution in Law?, 29 Regent U. L. Rev. 259 (2017); Freedom of Conscience and New “LGBT Rights” in International Human Rights Law, 2 Regent J. Global Justice & Public Policy 277 (2016) (co-authored with L. Lin, and previewed in Public Discourse, Mar. 31, 2016); The Obligation to Prevent in the Proposed Convention Examined in Light of the Obligation to Prevent in the Genocide Convention, On the Proposed Crimes Against Humanity Convention 173 (Morten Bergsmo & SONG Tianying eds., 2014); and The Free Speech Protection Act of 2008: Protection Against Suppression, 22 Regent U. L. Rev. 481 (2010) (note).
Before joining FRC, Travis practiced law in the areas of civil rights, criminal defense, and military law. He holds a J.D. from Regent University School of Law, where he served as the Notes & Comments Editor on Law Review. Travis also graduated with an LL.M. in International Law (with distinction) and a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from Georgetown University Law Center.
Travis previously served as a Navy pilot after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was captain of the Intercollegiate Sailing Team and a two-time College Sailing All-American.
Recent Activity of Travis Weber
- Targeting of Karen Pence is wake-up call to all Christians
- On Religious Freedom Day, consider life in countries without it
- Family Research Council: Congress Must Repeal Its Tax on Churches and Charities
- 6 Lessons From Pastor Andrew Brunson's Ordeal in Turkey
- Pastor Brunson's Release: A View From the Courtroom
- Voters Say 'Full Steam Ahead' on Judges