Hello fellow brothers and sisters in Christ,
I include those Christians who are not in full communion with the Catholic Church. I would like to discuss the problem of the secular society double standard on Religious Freedom. I am sure many of you have watch enough news reports about governments both in the United States and outside the United States have past laws that either ban the use of religious images, education, and restriction on public prayer in schools. We are in a society that wants to take God out of the public picture.
Anyways, I do think the recent activities by the secular government to restrict religious freedom is a double standard. When someone from a public school is a devote “Christian” who wants express her faith but is denied by the school administrator because by some threat from the ALCU. The media or the secular society seem to allow Non-Believers to express but believers cannot.
I brought this topic up for discussion because of these two videos. youtube.com/watch?v=8YkuRNNgP-k&feature=related from Youtube concerning Religious Freedom.
and this Video youtube.com/watch?v=VAdiHqnA4Ac
Anyways, I some questions to ask to those “Non-Believers” out there mainly those who are atheists/gnostics.
If you are so offended by our practices of prayers in the public, are you imposing your own beliefs against us by having the government make laws that ban the use of religious images?
Does not the government allow individuals to practice their faith?
Isn’t the banning of religious education, images, prayers, and other like it, consider religious persecution? The last time I check, the the people who came to the United States escape from other countries from the threat of religious persecution?
Anyways, Non-Christians are also welcome to join this discussion.