Imagine if God answered these Christian prayers about abortion…?

(Photo YouTube)"For those who would like to see fewer abortions, perhaps it’s time for prayers of a different sort," writes Valerie Tarico in AlterNet. Tarico then makes 7 suggestions in her article: "The Peculiar Role Prayer Plays for the Christian Right in Its Crusade to Make Abortion Illegal."Tarico's list brings up an interesting point not just about the politics and the hypocrisy of the religious right, but about the odd Christian belief that human justice must somehow balance G … [Read more...]

For Years Some Have Described White Evangelicals As Racists. Now That Polls Say 78% Of White Evangelicals Are Voting for Trump We Know It’s True. (And 25 Other Things Trump Proves Including the Fact That So-Called Progressive Evangelicals Are Just Enablers Providing Cover to HATE)

 (Photo YouTube)78% of white evangelical voters say they will vote for Trump. For years some have described American white evangelicals as racists. Now that polls say 78% of evangelicals are voting for Trump we know its true.What else do we now know?Evangelicals have said "hate the sin but love the sinner." Now polls say 78% of white evangelicals are voting for Trump we know they just hate.The mask slipped. It's over.For year many Americans have regarded … [Read more...]

My father — Francis Schaeffer– is vomiting (in heaven or elsewhere) as BACHMANN, DOBSON TO ADVISE TRUMP ON FAITH (No Kidding!!!)

Donald Trump speaks at Liberty University as Michele Bachmann looks on in Lynchburg, Va., in 2012. Associated Press````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````My father -- Francis Schaeffer-- is vomiting (in heaven or elsewhere) as TRUMP announced two leaders (and followers of Dad's) in the evangelical far right, former Rep. Michele Bachmann and Family Talk radio founder James Dobson, will lead a special "faith advisory panel" announced … [Read more...]

IN NYC TRUMP JUST THRILLED RELIGIOUS RIGHT LEADERS GATHERED TO SUPPORT HIM (A Big FU to Jesus, and Amen to Racism, hate and bigotry!)

A pastor prays with Donald Trump at First Christian Church in Iowa last January. Jae C. Hong/APAccording to the Washington Post, Ralph Reed, Huckabee, Falwell Jr. and Dobson have at last managed to get the backbone of American evangelical leadership to at long last publicly denounce Jesus as a loser. They have announced that instead of Jesus they will now preach fascism. Of course that's not how the Washington Post put it. They missed the point. In "Thrilling Christian conservative audience, … [Read more...]

Ralph Reed Bends Over For Trump and Becomes the Poster Boy for Terminal Evangelical Moral Decline

And so it has come to this: Ralph Reed explaining why evangelicals like him are following Trump to moral (and political) oblivion. With friends like these Jesus (not to mention the GOP) needs no enemies.Trump spoke to Reed's evangelicals saying: "We will restore faith to its proper mantle in our society ... we will respect and defend Christian Americans."Trump was speaking to members of the Faith & Freedom Coalition.He might have instead said: "We will restore racism, lies and … [Read more...]

Samantha Bee and Frank Schaeffer on “Full Frontal” re anti-Abortion History and the Birth of the Religious Right

I got a call from Samantha Bee's office the other day: Could they interview me on the role my film series "Whatever Happened to the Human Race?" played in launching the anti-abortion movement and the religious right? I said yes. They sent a crew to my home... and here's a bit of the result. Thanks Amanda Bee! This Saturday, June 4, please watch TBS and the Full Frontal Show I'm on! Thanks!Bee then spoke to filmmaker Frank Schaeffer, the son of prominent Christian … [Read more...]

An open letter to the Republican establishment leadership

photo en.wikipedia.org Dear Republicans,I used to be one of you. When I was a religious right activist in the 1970s and 1980s. I fondly remember staying with my friends Jack and Joanne Kemp in their home in Washington DC. Jack was the quintessential establishment Republican of that day. He would go on to run as the vice presidential candidate with Bob Dole.Jack hosted a meeting at the Rayburn House in Washington DC for 50 Congressman and Senators one night in the early 1980s … [Read more...]

The Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting– Blame the GOP Our Version of Saudi Wahhabi Islam

The Republican Party going into 2016 is in hock to extremists. It is fittingly symmetrical that the Planned Parenthood clinic workers were gunned down in Dr. Jim Dobson's town. "He was handing out anti-Obama fliers" said the alleged shooter's neighbor on CNN on Saturday. "No more baby parts" NBC quoted a law source as saying that the alleged shooter said.Whatever the motivation of the Colorado Planned Parenthood shootings the incident makes me think about the fact that the Republican Party … [Read more...]