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Recording ID: 2019-215

Separation of Church and State

Saturday Jun. 15, 2019

How did America go from Pilgrims seeking freedom to express their Judeo-Christian beliefs to today’s discrimination against those very beliefs in the name of tolerance? In an easy-to-understand presentation, you will clearly see the progression of how tolerance evolved from Pilgrims to Puritans fleeing England for religious freedom, then the with the flood of immigrants, the colonies generally tolerated Protestants, then after an Irish potato famine began to tolerate Catholics, then extended tolerance to liberal Christians and new denominations, to tolerating Jews immigrants who fled from European persecution, to tolerating anybody who believed in God, to anybody that believed in any religion, to finally tolerating the atheist and anit-religious. Ten Commandments taken down; threats to remove “Under God” from Pledge; Prayer prohibited; Nativity Scenes banned; Salvation Army defunded; Christmas Carols stopped; Bible called "hate speech." Ronald Reagan stated August 23, 1984: “The frustrating thing is that those who are attacking religion claim they are doing it in the name of tolerance. Question: Isn’t the real truth that they are intolerant of religion?” This presentation will equip you to knowledgeably answer with confidence those attacking faith.