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Report: Govt Hostile Towards Christians

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A new report by the Family Research Council and the Liberty Institute claims that there's been a rising pattern of hostility toward Christians in America over the past decade. 

The 140-page "Survey of Religious Hostility in America," prepared by the Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council, highlighted more than 600 examples illustrating what it characterized as religious animosity shown by judges, government bureaucrats, schools and secular groups. From ObamaCare mandates that force religious entities to pay for contraception, to children being punished for uttering prayers in school, the report's findings shocked even those who commissioned it.

“It’s a conflict of world views," Tony Perkins, president of Family Research Council, told FoxNews.com. "These groups want people to check their faith at the door of the public square.”

Among the examples listed in the survey:

Matthew Reynolds, valedictorian  for HLV Junior-Senior High School in Victor, Iowa, was told he had to give a 'secular' speech after he wished to attribute his success to his faith in Jesus Christ during his graduation speech.

 A cross was removed from a veterans' memorial in San Diego, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit  held that the memorial was unconstitutional.

.Dr. Frank Turek, a Cisco employee, was fired for expressing his views on traditional marriage in his book, even though he never voiced his religious opinions at work.

Samantha Schulz, 8, was barred from singing "Kum Ba Yah" at a Boys and Girls Club in Port Charlotte, Fla., because the song included the words "Oh, Lord."

Catherina Lorena Cenzon-DeCarlo, a nurse at Manhattan's Mount Sinai Hospital, was forced to participate in a late-term abortion against her religious convictions, and was threatened with job termination and loss of license.

The goal of the report is to raise awareness of these incidents to promote the appointment of judges "who are sensitive to the Constitution," said Kelly Shackelford, president of the Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute. The report was presented in Tampa just ahead of next week's Republican National Convention.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/08/24/christians-victims-rising-hostility-from-govt-and-secular-groups-report-says/?test=latestnews#ixzz24ZJf36gb

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Note: The Family Research Council lobbied the government not to condemn Uganda for their policy of killing gay people.

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And the truth will set you free.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/08/02/No-Chickfila-Did-Not-Support-Legislation-To-Kill-The-Gays

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Wrong. Maybe you shouldn't get second hand info from Breitbart and actually look at what the FRC said.

Perkins called the bill an "effort to uphold moral conduct that protects others and in particular the most vulnerable."

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All that article does is comment on an article from CBS which quotes Perkins, after public outcry, as saying that they didn't really lobby to kill the symbolic bill to condemn the Ugandan legislation. He claims that they spent money and lobbied to "correct" a sentence that appears to paint homosexuality as a worldwide accepted practice. If you believe that crock of poo then you're more stupid than I thought.

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If the legislation to condemn went something like this.

People who have chosen homosexuality as a lifestyle, although contrary to most religions of the world, are being killed and we are against it.

Do you think liberal organizations would have a beef with the language? If they opposed the language, does that mean they are for killing gay people?

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Can't we just talk about Christians and their eternal persecution complex?

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yes. each and every christian carries that complex with them. to paraphrase the philospher George Costanza, it's not stereotyping, if you are the one doing it.

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I was gonna throw the BS flag on the government being hostile to Christians, but after Delhommey's comment, no. I'm just gonna run with it...

Stop treating us like we are animals.

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Stop acting like animals

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