How The Handmaid’s Tale Is The Christian Right’s Playbook

How The Handmaid’s Tale Is The Christian Right’s Playbook

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Is the U.S. headed for more seasons of Queer Eye, or will that be illegal Under His Eye? I’m Francesca Fiorentini, and in this episode, we’re talking about the growing Christian nationalist movement in the U.S. and how it’s tearing down the separation between church and state. This super-right-wing version of Christianity has crept into all branches of government, and they have a lot of thoughts on who’s in your bed, what’s in your uterus and which God you pray to. Beyoncé, if you must know. Newsbroke has looked at right-wing evangelicals in America before, and how much their walking seven-deadly-sins of a president is ironically a messiah for their anti-gay, anti-choice, Jerusalem-for-the-Jews-to-start-a-war-in-which-they-die-or-convert agenda. Watch those episodes after you finish this one. 70 percent of white evangelicals still support the president, because, as one Christian activist who worked for Ted Cruz and the RNC explains, glaring hypocrisies are also a gift from God. I won’t say, you know, Tump, Stormy Daniels—all the scandals that’s been going—what he did with porn, uh— are—Fine, that’s really bad—reprehensible. But what he has done with Israel with cause God to bless the nation. What he has done with pro-life will cause God to bless the nation. What he has done with righteous judges. God will use flawed people to do the right things. Yes, Trump is the perfect vehicle for evangelicals, kinda the way rats were the perfect vehicle for the bubonic plague. They’re both brainless, tiny-handed creature determined to bring about the end of the world. And while we’re been distracted by this administration putting kids in cages or sparring with North Korea over nukes, right-wing Christianity in the U.S. has been hard at work carrying out the agenda of Christian nationalism. Think of Christian nationalism as if the worst form of patriotism and the worst sect of Christianity made a baby. It would look like… Well, it would look like Steve Bannon. Let’s look at how Christian nationalists have been systematically pushing their conservative beliefs at the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government. See, religious liberty—the freedom of Americans to worship ANY god and be free from having any religion imposed on them—is enshrined in the Constitution. And yet while religious liberty cases used to mostly help religious minorities, they’re now being reconfigured by the dominant religion as the right to discriminate, especially against the LGBTQ community. They’re the kind of state laws that allow adoption centers to discriminate against same-sex couples, or last year’s court decision that upheld a Colorado baker’s right to not bake for a gay couple. And don’t forget the ruling that gave that one craft store permission to deny contraceptive healthcare coverage to its employees. Although that one I kind of get, ’cause there’s only so many women you can watch buying yarn to crochet another costume for Meowloween before you’re like, “Girl, you need a baby.” Today, “religious liberty” is basically a way to insulate businesses and people from anti-discrimination laws by claiming that to not discriminate would be against their religious beliefs. Which is kind of like telling your partner that NOT cheating would be the real cheating ’cause you’d be cheating yourself out of Brandon from yoga. See how that makes sense? Most recently, religious liberty was used to pass the so-called Save Chick-Fil-A bill in Texas, because Texas has nothing if not strange priorities. The governor signed the bill after San Antonio barred the fast food chain from opening a location in its airport. In case you missed it, Chick-Fil-A’s CEO is a documented homophobe and the company has donated millions to anti-gay groups that promote things like conversion therapy. The Save Chick Fil-A bill prevents any government entity from taking any steps that would adversely affect a business over the company’s so-called religious liberty. Just listen to one gay Texas state representative plead with her colleagues to not pass it. I’m tired of this… Because this bill is gonna pass—let’s face it—it’s been cloaked in religious freedom. But the genesis and the nexus of this bill is in hatred.” Yeah. The entire premise of this bill is to make sure that the government is forced to embrace a company that advocates for discrimination. But that gets twisted in the absurdity of religious freedom laws, captured in the defense of the restaurant by right-wing boy wonder and every ’80s teen villain Charlie Kirk. Chick-Fil-A happens to have a belief in traditional marriage—not anti anything—but traditional marriage, and somehow that gives the left a license to discriminate against them. Can you hear how he distorts who the real victim of discrimination is? Also “traditional marriage?” How code is that for “not gay?” Apply that to anything else: “Just ’cause I happen to believe in traditional skin color doesn’t mean I’m a bigot.” “I just don’t want to watch the new Little Mermaid.” “I’d rather stay home and re-watch Snow Traditional.” Christian nationalism has also infiltrated the executive branch. The Trump administration recently decided to bar health clinics that give or refer people for abortions from receiving any federal funding, even though there were already restrictions in place to keep federal money from funding abortion itself. This move led to Planned Parenthood losing $60 million dollars in funding, even amid a spike in syphilis and gonorrhea in New Hampshire. ’Cause Trump likes his swing states itchy. Trump’s decision was directly aided by the right-wing Christian group, Alliance Defending Freedom, whose former head wrote the book “The Homosexual Agenda: Exposing the Principal Threat to Religious Freedom Today.” Though, to be fair, the Homosexual Agenda was the runner-up name for the new season of Queer Eye. Can you believe!? Also, remember Jeff Sessions? Small fella, full of hate. As attorney general, he set up a religious liberty task force to make sure the government interprets religious liberty as broadly as possible. He claimed it was necessary because, quote: “One group can actively target religious groups by labeling them ‘hate groups.’” But if you’re claiming “religious liberty” to denounce people you don’t agree with as inferior or sinners whose very existence threatens your own morality, you are a hate group that often instigates hate crimes. Or are we calling them “faith-based” crimes now? To make sure we take this Handmaid’s Tale global, Trump appointed Sam Brownback to be head of the Office for International Religious Freedom, which monitors religious persecution worldwide. So it was alarming that at his confirmation hearing, Brownback was stumped by this very direct question: Is there any circumstance under which criminalizing, imprisoning or executing somebody based on their LGBT status could be deemed acceptable because somebody asserts because they’re religiously motivated in doing so? I… I don’t know what that would be, in what circumstance, but I would continue the policies that have been done in the prior administration and working on these international issues. I… I.. I really would expect an unequivocal answer on that. And I would really expect the Senate not to confirm that guy. But they did, ’cause ♫ Oooh, hell is a place on Earth… ♫ Then there are the courts. Trump has appointed two Supreme Court Justices and 129 district and appeals court judges. As of April, 90 percent of Trump’s nominees were white and 75 percent were men, because of course. And he’s still got dozens more judicial appointments to make, vacancies he’s delighted by: You know, when I got in, we had over 100 federal judges that weren’t appointed. I don’t know why Obama left that. It was like the gift from heaven.” No, it was the gift from Mitch McConnell. “Heaven” is the tattoo inside of his neck fat. ♫ Oh Heaven is a place on Mitch ♫ Trump’s Supreme Court Justices, Neil Gorsuch and Beer Kavanaugh, were huge victories for Christian nationalists that are paying off. The court ruled that Christian-backed crisis pregnancy centers that deliberately mislead women about abortion could freely operate, they allowed the ban on transgender people serving in the military to go into effect, and they’ll soon rule on whether LGBTQ people are still protected under title 7 of The Civil Rights Act, which if overturned could mean employees could be fired for their sexuality or gender identity. On the bright side, the vibranium supplements that are keeping Ruth Bader Ginsburg alive are all being administered by non-binary queer wakandans so… that’s rad. Ruth Bader Ginsburg forever. Also, why are we re-ruling on sh*t that was already ruled on? Do we need to end every Supreme Court decision with “No takesies backsies?!” What about the religious liberty of other religions? Have they been more protected? No. Back in February, a Muslim death row inmate in Alabama was denied having an imam by his side at his upcoming execution, a move he said violated his First Amendment rights. The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, disagreed, and said the execution could proceed without the imam present. Justice Elena Kagan called the decision “profoundly wrong,” which is SCOTUS speak for [censored] With [censored] Other Trump-appointed judges have records that include upholding a law that forces transvaginal unstrasounds before an abortion, and saying gay families were “lesser” than straight ones. With this hard-right turn of the courts, powerful evangelicals are now poised to push new laws at the state level. Meet the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation and their initiative, Project Blitz, which funnels religious bills to state lawmakers all across the country. There are 20 model bills, and these bills very intentionally are chipping away at religious liberty and religious freedom for all. That’s their declared design. These are cookie-cutter Christian laws. They run the gamut, from making Bible literacy a requirement in public schools, to banning gay adoption. But the ones that have been passed in six states already are the “In God We Trust” bills, which mandate that that slogan go up in public schools. One Florida lawmaker even sponsored a verbatim version of one of those In God We Trust bills, and she introduced it a week after the Parkland school massacre. It is not a secret we have some gun issues that need to be addressed. But the real thing that needs to be addressed are issues of the heart. And I ask you to stand with me today in support of this bill that’s so simple, just saying put a poster up, to remind our children of our foundation of this country. Sure, it’ll be a comforting last thing children see while hiding under their desks. And she probably calls herself pro-life, huh. The scariest part about Christian nationalism is the way that it preys on the fear that Christianity is somehow going away. In fact, according to one study of the 2016 election, quote “Voting for Donald Trump was for many Americans a Christian nationalist response to perceived threats to that identity.” But the U.S. is still about 70% Christian, and yet just as with immigration, the perception that Christianity or “whiteness” as a
race are under attack fuels a hate-based agenda. And that has led to real threats and fatal attacks on religious minorities. White supremacist mass shooters have targeted synagogues, a Sikh temple, and ok, there was an attack on Christian church… but they were Black. There’s a reason we separate church and state in the U.S.—America’s entire founding happened because a religious minority was persecuted… for wearing too many buckles or whatever. The premise of our country isn’t rooted in the Bible, it’s on the Enlightenment, reason, democracy, religious tolerance, [under breath] slavery. Not only are Christian nationalists hijacking the nation, they’re hijacking Christianity. As the best/worst former cabinet member, Omarosa reminded us about Vice President Pence: He’s extreme. I’m Christian. I love Jesus. But he thinks Jesus tells him to say things that are like… I’m like, “Jesus ain’t say that.” God, I love that quote. So yes, I do think we should build the wall. The one between church and state. ’Cause that border is porous, and I would look terrible in a bonnet. [shudder] Thank you so much again for watching Newsbroke. Follow me @franifio on Twitter and Instagram, and Follow Newsbroke on Facebook Watch, and AJ+ on YouTube Share this video right now, and let me know in the comments how religious liberty laws or other Christian nationalist laws are affecting you where you live. Next week we’re talking about billionaires. ’cause… it’s time.

100 thoughts on “How The Handmaid’s Tale Is The Christian Right’s Playbook

  • David barnes stuff 2 Post author

    Let's be clear about one thing. Only a handful of people came to this country to escape religious persecution. The vast majority of people who came to this country were here looking for profit, not a prophet.

  • Mandel Harvey Post author

    The hb2 bill made all of the major sports divest their fixes from Charlotte NC. That was upsetting. As a Christian I keep getting non Christian garbage from the religious right that profane and oppose the teachings and example of Jesus. It's the height of irony when a hate group distributes stumps positions completely against the bibles they're distributing. Like dude, do you need that read to you?

  • Muh Baykun Post author

    Are you serious?!?!? This news program is run by a country that is openly oppressing a religious minority. Worse than the fiction story you're talking about… how can anyone buy this bull

  • فهمي كتاني Post author

    Religious state Should never mean persicuting other Religious groups or harrassing them and preventing them from their freedoms but it should just use some Religious laws which wouldn't really be so different than normal law if not more effective by targeting greedy politicans and most corrupt people in government.

  • Osiris Malkovich Post author

    "Traditional marriage" is your parents exchanging livestock with a woman's father for ownership of her. I don't think enough goats are changing hands in America for anyone's marriage to count as "traditional."

  • John Borg Post author

    Sadly they’re hard at work in Australia. They even got the PM they desired.

  • Malamo Diamanto Post author

    The story is actually far more like Islamic Sharia
    but of course, since you're an operative of Al Jazeera, you can't tell the truth about that.

  • Pablo Sánchez Post author

    Project Blitz? Right, using a word with Nazi overtones is so smart.

  • Michael Wade Post author

    What's insane is that non-religious people now outnumber Evangelicals in this country. This is the last gasp of those desperate to try to cling to power.

  • Thrunabulax Post author

    Religion and government are basically the same thing. Both suffer from the same defects of power and bureaucracy. However well intentioned at the start, these institutions will always attract the predatory seekers of personal power who will exploit the organization and ultimately use it as a vehicle to carry out a personal agenda. Typically these agendas are pretty dark given the nature of the sociopaths who rise to power in such a manner.

  • Amir Fahmi Post author

    The evangelicals have the same final solutions for the Jews as Hitler did.

  • Patrick Stitt Post author

    And …….. unsubscribe!
    If I if I wanted half baked, fear mongering, unwarranted, stereotypes, I would subscribe to Fox News.

  • Drake Santiago Post author

    Its funny how Christians want to codify Biblical prohibitions concerning sexuality and a woman's autonomy, but somehow conveniently don't seem to hellbent on drafting legislation to enforce Jesus' EXTREME views on charity and pacifism (Matthew 5:38-42):

    "You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also; if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well; and if someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two. Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you."

  • Adam Bomb Post author

    I somewhat agree ,but do not trust the Qatari government to have honest concern

  • shultsy100 Post author

    GAAAAWWWD! Why are Americans so Christian and SO Weird??? I'm not sure what the Christians or the Catholics or the Mormons are doing locally that may violate our liberties or our freedoms … But I do like that tattoo you put on Mitch McConnell's gobbler… Good One!

  • AvangionQ Post author

    4:32 Disagree on just one point: that was a bad analogy to represent racism by, fictional characters should be as close to their source material as possible … fidelity of canon is important.

    PS, good episode otherwise.

  • Francine Thelisma Post author

    Wo this is depressing

  • Nobodies 2Dogbar Post author

    I think all discussions that avoid the global totalitarian economic dictatorship imposed by usury-commiting banksters issue are just wag-the-dog culture wars that serve to divide the poor over the measly scraps left for the rest of us 99%.

  • Octoberfurst Post author

    She's correct about how the Christian Right is like a combination of the very worst of Christianity with the worst of extreme patriotism. And don't' forget the worst of free-market economics. (Think Ayn Rand. Bye-bye safety net.) If they ever got total control this country would turn into a white nationalist theocracy. In other words, a living hell.

  • Melisa R. Post author

    The decline in Christianity is because of y’all extreme Christians. You push people away from god and are a very poor example of being Christ like is. I told my father to be glad that I still believe in god because I easily could have been pushed away. If it wasn’t for learning about god and having a relationship with him before or without all of this exacerbated Christian extremism. When we are sent to heaven I believe that Christians will be judge more then someone that isn’t. Because we are to be representing him and in the right way.

  • Luis Rosales Post author

    Lmao wow! 😅🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️

    Firstly, not all evangelicals support the Republicans, obviously there are evangelicals in the Democratic party.
    Secondly, the "radicalness" of white Christian evangelicals can be anything from white nationalist extremists to just your average church going Joe. Not all of them think Trump is a Messiah, because obviously if you understood anything about evangelicalism that would be blasphemy 😂😅😂. Isolating the radical spaghetti monster nutjobs is rather silly…

    Also nobody should be forced to provide you with service, there's something called freedom that just bothers people.

  • Cody Crouse Post author

    This strain of Christian nationalism in the U.S & Europe is just an extension of white supremacy. Leaders like Viktor Orban, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Donald Trump, Boris Johnson & Matteo Salvini exploit this strain of Christian nationalism. It's not a surprise that (in most cases), their supporters are older white people. They are more concerned with their own feelings & living in their own idealized world than they are about the rights of minority groups & the rights of people who reject their politics. In other words, they want to go back to the 1950's when these groups either didn't exist or were treated as second or even third class citizens & society followed their script.

  • Hasan M Post author

    I am Muslim and I like to fight against sword wielding crusaders than dildo wielding liberals

  • Stephen Piggott Post author

    Gr8 piece Frani👍

  • Stuart Davidson Post author


  • Hasan M Post author

    However Fox news supports leftist liberals outside of America. Especially in places like Turkey, they champion gay rights and all the CNN type things.

  • Cardon Ellis Post author

    What non-scientific garbage. Christians are a decreasing trend in America, not increasing and your hatred for them isn’t “liberal”.

  • Hasan M Post author

    I hate it when aj is getting toooooo left. That's too much left… That's one of the reasons why I stopped watching aj

  • nocturnal nerdy nadine Post author

    Lol I had to leave my church and my religion because they were allll Christian nationalists because leaders in the church equate Christian nationalism and Christianity itself. I guess that's how cults happen. I'm a nontheist atm

  • Kevin Michael Post author

    Witnessing these fundamental evangelicals tie themselves into moral pretzels over their support of Trump is hilarious.

  • 14zer0zer0 Post author

    Lol, no.

    And I'm a left-wing atheist.

  • Karl Kiefer Post author

    Many of these evangelicals are what some call King Cyrus Christians. They claim Trump is their King Cyrus, an ancient Persian king who conquered Babylon 2600 years ago, inadvertently freeing the Jews. Their rule book says Cyrus was chosen by their god to "navigate in chaos." Naturally, they also say toxic Don was chosen. This is an example of a choice-supportive bias, a rationalization which cherry picks and amplifies the good aspects of a choice, and conversely disregards or ignores the bad points. A fairly typical habit of Christians, as well as most religionists, to resolve the many dilemmas which result in the cognitive dissonance that their various dogmas create.

  • Eliyah Benysrael Post author

    The Christian right is mainly white ethno nationalism, bent on re-solidifying their dominance over all other groups under the excuse of fighting oppression of their group by satanic forces they then have the god given right to crush; all while selectively ignoring the actual Bible. Nothing new.

  • Rey Alicea Post author

    Separation of church and state period

  • Scott Martin Post author

    I miss the old slanty Francesca- this one has weird makeup, hair, and lighting.

  • WarmWeatherGuy Post author

    Religion sucks.

  • vapid rabbit Post author

    "walking seven deadly sins of a president"… that's awesome!

  • Red Pill prime Post author

    So religious liberty means a person can practice any religions they prefer? Oh! I forget. Republican are hypocrite.

  • daisyplayer Post author

    “Snow Traditional.” 😂😂😂

  • Backlog Rob Post author

    Don't remind me about Chick Fil A…. it's too delicious, but it's so hateful, nooooooooo

  • Ajmolali82 Post author

    Wherever there is a right wing govt anywhere in the country the country quickly detorates.
    Case in point Israel, India,Brazil and of course the US.

  • Beth_9 Beth_9 Post author

    America is one page away to become Gilead!!! LITERALLY!!!

  • _B -Lowe_ Post author

    That rat analogy almost threw me off. Yeah, gas it's comedy, but it put in way too much savageness where it just becomes ubiquitous mockery of T'ump Imagery.

  • Laura Lafauve Post author

    This is actually extremely old news. If you lived in the US you would know this has been around for as long as Christianity has been in America. It's kind of like a rash you can't get rid of no matter how you try to take care of it.

  • kck Post author

    If you can't trust the today's news how can you trust what's the Bible says

  • David Wade Post author

    Time to move to Canada.

  • rmoller2 Post author

    I agree that shit is going wrong, but your general argument is comparing sexuality/(whatever the opposite of feminism is) too much to religion, while sometimes connected, maybe not the right way to tackle one with the other..

  • magister343 Post author

    Actually, you'd look great in a bonnet.

  • Michael Kelly Post author

    Hear hear. Well said.

  • uncleanunicorn Post author

    What Christian nationalists (including my parents) don't understand is that if some virulent sect takes over the country, there's no guarantee it will be your sect.

  • ALP7A Post author

    I don't get why the left doesn't understand. God says no to Gay people (and other sins 1 con 6:9-12) and christian upheld it. Thats called exercising their religious freedom. Would you call it discrimination of a church rejected hosting a SSM? It honestly feels like the things you talk about are coming from religious people when infant in comes from their religious books which, for Christians, was writing by God through man (Romans 15:4, 2 tim 3:16). LGBT+ and Christians will always be at odds together. You will call 1 acceptable and the other discrimination and the other side will argue the same from their group.

    And finally WE don't care about controlling your body! Its the baby! Look at every argument (women dying in dark alleys etc) for pro choice…none of them involves the baby! We care about the baby. If we cared about controlling your body, why do we simply do it ONLY when shes pregnant?

    That said its clear SOME of the things these christian groups are pushing are beyond religious freedom such as making the bible being read in schools! This isn't a binary thing of right and wrong, there is so much more in conversation but if you want YOUR side to win..go ahead.

  • BuddyL Post author

    ⛪What really kills me about the Religious Right is the fact that
    1 – they're the VERY false prophets Jesus spoke of in Matthew 13:17-19;
    2 – the Founding Fathers embraced Islam🕌;
    3 – the ACLU defends the civil liberties of HUNDREDS of pro-religious clients PER YEAR;
    and 4 – if Jesus (in all his brown-skinned glory) were alive today, the Religious Right would be the Romans who crucified him.

    Even 'Mr. Conservative' Barry Goldwater knew they were full of 💩.

  • Jón Frímann Jónsson Post author

    Fox News is just a religious television station pretending to be a news station, there is another news station that is just spreading pure nationalism over US (I don't remember its name). Watching from the outside the United States is not going to hell, its already there and has been for some time. There is no wonder the EU is less interested in dealing with US today than few decades ago (as EU was back then).

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  • Matt M. Post author

    TV religion in America is all about FREE MONEY and POWER for the preacher, religion is just a tool to have stupid/poor/ desperate people give their money to these FAKE religious leaders.

  • Matthew Ulsenheimer Post author

    The funny thing is, in Germany of all places hate speech and discrimination are illegal, and punished by fines and jail time.

  • Dude Dude Post author

    Would look like taliban

  • Brian W. Post author

    Booo anti-Christian media propaganda.

  • Phoenix Uprising Post author

    Loving your hair, girl!!! That bonnet would do us no good.

  • Anthony Post author

    You guys just noticed this?

  • Badoocee Post author

    Very interesting AJ+. Thank you

  • Keegan Holtsclaw Post author

    I resent you comparing rats to Trump. Rats are infinitely superior.

  • Nam Do Post author

    She’s is a Left wing propaganda machine … full of lies.. the right does have crazy people too but the Left’s cancel culture is the worst ..

  • peter lee Post author

    We need to stand up and scream to this bigots that their "religious rights" cannot, will not and is not more important than our CIVIL RIGHTS. These people forget their rights will stop when they impose in the rights of the rest of us. Their rights is not more important than our rights!!! There is a reason we have a separation between religion and STATE.

  • Terrence Nicholson Post author

    Don't call them Christian, or Right, because they are neither!

  • Carlos Encarnacion Post author

    'nuff said…

  • Carlos Encarnacion Post author

    Another funny thing is, Jesus was a socialist, Trump is the epitome of capitalism.

  • E. S. Post author

    Why do so many people here ignore that fact that the Middle East IS Gilead, while complaining that the Christian right is trying to turn America into Gilead? Christians are intolerant of LGBT & that's wrong, but Islam Sharia is more extreme because they murder them yet you think that's ok? Sex slavery, domestic slavery & chattel slavery are LEGAL under Sharia, and millions of people are brutally enslaved in the Middle East yet you turn a blind eye to it so you can be pc? Islamic Gilead is real & exists all over Muslim countries, people don't object yet these same people are freaking out over a fictional Christian Gilead that hasn't even happened yet? Why is Islamic Gilead celebrated as peaceful yet imaginary Christian Gilead is condemned? Gilead is wrong period, no matter which religion does it.

  • E. S. Post author

    Actually it's Islam's playbook.

  • Stoney Curtis Post author

    With Trump in the Whitehouse, stage four cancer is more of a blessing than something to be cured..
    See ya on the other side~!

  • Martien van den Berg Post author

    Seeing Mike Pence makes me a atheist thank God for being Dutch.

  • Steven Post author

    I love this channel but, i cant stand it when they play the Trump clips. His voice makes me nauseated.

  • Kristoff Bjorgman Post author

    Typical anti-Christian propaganda right here. Al Jazira is funded by a government that persecutes Christians. Wake up, people!

  • Jennifer Raymond Post author

    Your tears are DELISH.

  • Fausto Levantesi Post author

    I'm a liberal, but if the only alternatives liberals propose to religion are Beyoncé and Queer Eye… WE HAVE A PROBLEM!

  • Tony McCraw Post author

    Hey! Rats are not brainless.

  • tyro244 Post author

    If Conversion therapy was real, then you could just as easily turn straight people gay. Some body needs to get on that. And while you're at it we need to find a way to convert irrational people into rational people.

  • Sylvain Taif Post author

    Great piece as always.
    It's such an all out war against the secular nature of your constitution that… Have I missed something? You didn't mention the fight to uphold the Jonhson amendment which, if I'm not mistaken, would be another way to increase the influence of religious groups on politics.
    Not to mention religious charter schools and Betsy DeVos.
    Creationism vs reality…
    Mega churches with no tax…

    This subject is so deep ! … I hope you'll prepare another piece.

  • Queensley Eghianruwa Post author

    Can we please stop calling these people Christians? These people are not followers of christ in any way. Christ loved and accepted every one. These people are just conceited bigots who need a title

  • Gerald W Turner Post author

    They pray at the beginning of city council meetings here… Wonder if I should invite a rabbi to make sure everything is kosher . Then read from the necronomicon just be balanced.. what should I do..?

  • tyro244 Post author

    E pluribus unum! THAT is our country's motto. They need to put that back on all our money and put THAT up in our schools.

  • He So Post author

    I feel sorry for you

  • tyro244 Post author

    Adam Conover just did an episode on Billionaires. But we need all the awareness we can get.

  • Luke Johnson Post author

    Is everyone aware the gay pride rainbow flag is a fascist flag???

    As it seperates the colours. Damn fascists!

  • Map Wolf Post author

    We need Separation of Church and State! The evangelical christian church is just a hate group.

  • Queen Kristina Post author

    I'm Christian but not a fanatic about it. (Hint: That's the secret about every faith)

  • Ambient Ac Post author

    Equating Christianity with Trump – Trump is a lover of pedophilia and those who love the (((talmud)))

  • Map Wolf Post author

    Build that wall… between church and state!

  • Trentsum Post author

    I hope you leftists take your 2020 loss with a little more grace than you did in 2016.

  • Queen Kristina Post author

    This video was a little bit cringe however 11:28 that part is so true though …

  • Ashley Steel Post author

    Come on Francesca, rats are very intelligent, the GOP ain't got nothing on them!

    Also if you have not seen it already you should watch a documentary on Hulu called "hail Satan" I wasn't sure at first but they are doing amazing work in religious freedom. Definitely fighting for social justice and a growing movement. A MUST WATCH DOCUMENTARY =]

  • Dr M D Aden Post author

    Although I don’t believe Christianity, I am Muslim I like the conservativism and to be religious, I also don't like same-sex marriage and I am pro-life but I also don't support anti-immigrant policies or the injustice of trump’s administration .

  • charles ryanlee Post author

    I don't really care. Leftist communism is the real threat to America. This video is full of crap.

  • Pinion325 Post author

    Christianity it a white supremacist death cult. The Arctic is melting & the Amazon is on fire. Meanwhile they believe Jesus is gonna show up as the earth takes its dying breath, & "deliver us" to Greenland.

  • Fredrik Olsson Post author

    HEY! Unfair to rats. First of, they're really intelligent and second its been proven they didn't spread the plague, we spread it.

  • Gerry Ma Post author

    If you go back in to history this is the same environment where Hitler came. I won't be surprise if the next anti christ will show in the US and kill us all.

  • Bathing Ape Post author

    This host should stop telling cringeworthy bad jokes…. your not funny darling

  • Ailith Twinning Post author

    It looks so wrong without the tilt.

  • stuckmannen Post author

    strawmans …

  • Drew K Post author

    I love chick fil a. Maybe there is alot of fake Christians, but look at California, perfect example of what a hedonistic lifestyle does for people. We need more people to stand up and fight back againt all evil.

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