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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:34 PM

Leading Conservative Religious Organization Warns That Christians Will Soon Be Treated Like Blacks..

Leading Conservative Religious Organization Warns That Christians Will Soon Be Treated Like Blacks In Jim Crow Era

By Scott Keyes on Jan 2, 2013 at 1:34 pm


The American Family Association, a top conservative Christian organization, emailed members today with a dire warning that, within 50 years, Christians will be treated like African Americans during the Jim Crow era.

In an email entitled “What will religion look like in the year 2060?”, the AFA warned about the coming onslaught against Christians, who currently make up over three-quarters of Americans. The group’s predictions include that Christians will be brutally discriminated against like blacks in the Civil Rights Era, government will take children from parents at birth, and any city with “Saint” or other loosely-religious name will be forced to change.

The full email:

What will religion look like in the year 2060?

Conservative Christians will be treated as second class citizens, much like African Americans were prior to civil rights legislation in the 1960s.


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Full e-mail here:
http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/01/02/1386001/afa-christians-2060/

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Reply Leading Conservative Religious Organization Warns That Christians Will Soon Be Treated Like Blacks.. (Original post)
DonViejo Jan 2013 OP
physioex Jan 2013 #1
NC_Nurse Jan 2013 #2
LiberalFighter Jan 2013 #11
LineReply K
lunasun Jan 2013 #3
appleannie1 Jan 2013 #4
BigDemVoter Jan 2013 #5
Marthe48 Jan 2013 #6
tanyev Jan 2013 #7
DavidDvorkin Jan 2013 #8
intaglio Jan 2013 #9
LonePirate Jan 2013 #10
yortsed snacilbuper Jan 2013 #12
Sunlei Jan 2013 #17
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #23
MuttLikeMe Jan 2013 #13
jmowreader Jan 2013 #14
Sunlei Jan 2013 #15
Joe Bacon Jan 2013 #16
Jeff In Milwaukee Jan 2013 #18
lunatica Jan 2013 #19
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #20
Sunlei Jan 2013 #21
yellowcanine Jan 2013 #22
Paladin Jan 2013 #24
and-justice-for-all Jan 2013 #25
samsingh Jan 2013 #26
historylovr Jan 2013 #27
mac56 Jan 2013 #28
tabbycat31 Jan 2013 #29
WhoWoodaKnew Jan 2013 #30

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:44 PM

1. Sounds like a bright future....

But seriously, I would suggest Christians keep their religion to their home and church. They do not need to display Christmas trinkets in front of a public court house, I would suggest they start at their home or church. We need to get rid of abstinence only sex education and have an honest discussion. Finally, "creation science" belongs in a religious studies class not science.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:51 PM

2. So their God is going to totally abandon them? Maybe he thinks they're

terrible people too.

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Response to NC_Nurse (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 07:24 PM

11. A good point to stress.

Another response would be... So god is abandoning you because you are sinning too much. Yet, we "sinners" are doing just fine without your god.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:52 PM

3. K

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:53 PM

4. Karma?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:54 PM

5. Heh. I hope I live to see it!!!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:10 PM

6. Are they admitting that whites treated other races badly?

And still do?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:10 PM

7. So, no Rapture until after 2060 then?

Good to know.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:27 PM

8. They will celebrate a MADE-UP FESTIVAL around the time of the solstice!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:31 PM

9. The - poor - little - mites



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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:44 PM

10. Where do they come up with this fear-mongering, fundraising crap?

Do they brainstorm to devise the nuttiest nonsense they can peddle to their sheep in order rack in the donations?

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Response to LonePirate (Reply #10)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 07:42 PM

12. Sheep!

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Reply #12)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 08:43 AM

17. ancient biblical sheep..Alpaca for the modern peoples

softer, warmer and not so 'needie'. Jesus could ride them too!

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Reply #12)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 10:33 AM

23. Actually I think the preferred term is "sheeple"

Baa!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 11:07 PM

13. Yes and how ironic that blacks were mistreated mostly by Christians

so this sounds like fear of karmic payback to me. (and I'm a Christian).

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 08:28 AM

14. You know who will be doing the discriminating

This is a perfectly feasible scenario: the really hardcore fundies will have driven off the people who won't take a bullet for Jesus...and the cast-aside will not be kind to the true believers.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 08:35 AM

15. They need a couple years in the hair shirts to adjust their attitudes again.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 08:38 AM

16. Hey Wildmon, GO GALT!

You and your fellow Ayn Rand worshippers do us a favor. Go Galt and withdraw into your very own Galt's Gulch Church!

We're tired of being bullied by you arrogant, pompous assholes.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 09:10 AM

18. Ironic...

That so many of these conservative Christians have traditionally treated blacks like shit. So I guess this will just be God's judgement on their behavior.

Heh, heh, heh.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 09:26 AM

19. We can only hope

God, please deliver us from some of your followers! I'm begging ya!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 10:08 AM

20. "We will have, or have had, a Muslim president."

All you need to know about the intellectual worth of this particular piece of drivel.

If we "will have a Muslim president," so what? On the one hand they are arguing that separation of church and state will bring all of these things and on the other they are bemoaning the possibility of a Muslim president. Guess what, folks, separation of church and state means you don't have to fear having a Muslim president. These are truly ignorant people.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #20)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 10:14 AM

21. Such a shame the loudist Christian Leadership makes such a bad rep for all Christians.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 10:30 AM

22. What, no Concentration/Reeducation Camps for diehard believers?

These New World Order tyrants must be a bunch of pussies.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 11:12 AM

24. I Can't Wait For The Rude Pundit's Take On This.


The RP is an anonymous member of the American Family Association, so he gets all their emails---and then he trashes them, in as vicious and foul-mouthed a manner as possible. Stay tuned....

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:22 PM

25. I am so sick of hearing this whining BS from those people..

I hope that by 2060 they are a slim minority and the majority of the planets populace has come to reason rather than bunk dogma. The people will not be treated as they have treated the Gay community, but their dogma will hopefully laughed off a cliff.

Conservatism is backwards and has not place in a proper future. Their world vision is bleak, hopeless, cold and Theocratic...

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:27 PM

26. weren't conservative christians against civil rights in the first place

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:37 PM

27. Wow, the AFA is on a roll today. nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 02:46 PM

28. Rev. Wildmon, no surprise.

I don't even notice anymore when "Christians" play that poor pitiful victim card. It's such a default setting for them. In many cases I think they don't even believe it themselves. They know they run the table here in the good old US of A. It's all a ruse.

About 25 years ago I got a mailing with a prepaid envelope from AFA, urgently asking for my immediate contribution to help block commercials for condoms from being broadcast on TV. I used that prepaid envelope to mail them an unopened condom!

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Response to mac56 (Reply #28)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 02:56 PM

29. you should have mailed a used one

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 02:57 PM

30. Just typical scare tactics.

Gotta keep their followers afraid of something at all times. Fear is a strong emotion.

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