Discrimination Against Christianity : The Religion Of Religion

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Discrimination Against Christianity
Christians are labeled as uneducated, judged for their beliefs, and discriminated against in the mainstream culture. It is absurd that people have a problem with the right to Freedom of religion, considering that our founding fathers found it so important that it they set in place as an amendment. It is hard to understand why people think that it is ok to discriminate against Christians. The Bible states that we will be persecuted for our beliefs. For example, in Second Timothy 3:12 it says “ Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ jesus shall suffer persecution (Bible KJV).” but that does not mean that it is ok to put forth discrimination on Christians. Christians should not have to be scared on a day-to-day basis of being martyred for what they believe in. It is not being called a bible thumper or a religion pusher that emits a sick feeling, it is having the last breath breathed taken away because someone does not agree with the religion of Christianity. Why does that word have such an impact? Religion is not forced upon anyone, in fact people have the right to worship a god or no god, but those who chose to worship a god should not be punished for doing so.
On October 1st 2015, terror struck at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, when nine innocent lives were taken because of they stated they were Christians. Hearts wept, families and friends gathered as they mourned the loss of those they kept close. A policeman who was working…

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