A Democratic Mayor of a prominent city recently said that Christians are “broken people” who are not “productive members of society.” She said that they were the “deepest systemic causes of generational poverty.”
This kind of bigotry is unacceptable, of course. We are a land that values our beliefs, and in fact, guarantee the right to believe or not believe in the very first Amendment. To degrade an entire group of people simply because of their beliefs is about as unAmerican as you can get. So you can imagine how people who strongly believe in the 1st Amendment and the values of our country are protesting this woman.
Oh. Wait. My mistake.
She didn’t say that about Christians. She said it about atheists.
Well, that’s completely different, isn’t it? Even though some estimates place non-believers in America somewhere in the 30% range (much larger than Jews or Muslims or Mormons or any non-Christian religion), it’s still perfectly acceptable to degrade, insult, and demean non-believers in a way that would ruin the career of any politician saying that about a religious group.
Where in the video are the statements in question?
From the link:
“Her comments on the issue are at 1:07:45 in the video above.”
She also swore she wouldn’t run in this election so at least she is consistent with her level of truth.
I doubt there are enough Republican atheists to defeat her in San Antonio, she is playing the numbers as much as she was playing to the largely christian crowd in the video.
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