Since the previous two may seem more comical than not, here is one more head-in-the-sand illustration. When government sets out to transform us, it must inevitably violate our rights Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. That is, our right to live as we each think appropriate. To live as we think appropriate involves freedom of conscience (i.e., freedom of religion).
Ayaan Hirsi Ali wrote in her Newsweek article, that there is a “conspiracy of silence” over mass religious persecution of Christians in Muslim nations. Christians are being killed in the Islamic world because of their religion. It is a rising genocide that ought to provoke global alarm.
It is more than a conspiracy of silence. It is a conspiracy of political and media apathy. There is no political or journalistic will to continually publicize and condemn religious persecution by extremist Muslims or Islamic dictatorships.
This silence and apathy create an implied consent for religious persecution.
Read more at The Washington Times.
CBN News – Christian persecution
Hundreds of millions of Christians have suffered discrimination or even persecution in lands as diverse as China and India, but mostly in countries where Islam is the top religion.
Despite this, persecution of Christians is one topic the American public doesn’t hear…
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