CNN Applauds (Progressive) Churches Getting Political

NewsBusters | 5/29/2019 | Staff
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Progressive pastor Rev. Adam Eriksen and his Clackamas United Church have been generating some buzz around his community in Milwaukie, Oregon, according to a CNN report posted on Tuesday. On the marquee sign in front of the church, the pastor has posted messages that read “Harriet Tubman deserves to be on the $20. End white supremacy” and “Our transgender siblings have heartbeats” in response to the “heartbeat” abortion bills being passed across the country. In short, this is CNN’s type of Christian, quite distinct from those stuffy old God n’ morality types the network so disdains.

Like our very own vice president Mike Pence, who was called a Christian supremacist by CNN contributor Michael D’Antonio. D’Antonio criticized the vice president for putting “his religion above his politics”, saying “He would like to impose a religiously inspired politics on our country that means rolling back marriage equality, it means a ban on abortion, a whole host of policies that are religiously driven.” D’Antonio went on to declare that Pence’s “anti-gay” and “anti-marriage equality” views are “religiously inspired.”

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This is far from the first time CNN has run this anti-Christian schtick. It’s been doing this for years. Back in 2012, the liberal panel on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS openly ridiculed the Catholic Church’s stance on contraception. Members of this panel included The Washington Post’s Sally Quinn and The Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan. Quinn dismissed the ability of male celibate Catholic bishops...
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