July 20, 2012
Congressman: ‘Dark Knight Rises’ massacre caused by ‘ongoing attack on Judeo-Christian beliefs’
I woke up this morning wondering what a blog about religion news could have to say about a gunman walking into a midnight showing of the “Dark Knight Rises” and stalking up and down the aisles, killing at least 12. I didn’t expect to be reporting on a politician who wasted little time blaming the massacre on the “ongoing attack on Judeo-Christian beliefs.”
Of course, I don’t believe in the war on religion. Never have I felt any limitations on living as a Christian. And just because not everyone agrees with, or even opposes, my beliefs does mean they are under attack.
But the Huffington Post reports that in a radio interview Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas had this to say:
Read the rest here.
President Obama, on the other hand, had this to say: