Our right to free speech in America, including the freedom to preach the Gospel will depend on who gets into the White House in the next election (God aside, of course). This disturbing article by Matt Friedeman is not for the faint-of-heart.
Don’t vote for a non-Christian? I wish it were as easy as all that. Former Republican National Committee official John Lofton is co-host of The American View, a weekly radio show syndicated by Radio America. He says, according to OneNewsNow, that Christians have a “cut-and-dried” directive from the Bible not to vote for a non-believer. Given recent history there might be a bigger concern — voting for a “believer.”
New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is a believer — a Bible-thumpin’ Methodist, to hear her and her campaign tell it. Illinois Senator Barak Obama is, too, and can apparently preach so that the sanctified will shout “Amen!” Of leading presidential candidates, only former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson has said that the local church isn’t all that important to him, but he pulled back from that statement with the declaration that he, too, is a serious Christian. Ditto John McCain and presumably most every other candidate trying to harvest votes.
Read the rest here.