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Evangelicals are Biggest Backers of Torture (Surprised??)

A Pew Survey found that 54% of Americans who attend church at least once a week support the torture of so-called enemy combatants “often” or “sometimes”. That number drops 12% for people who rarely or never attend services. But it was the evangelical Protestants, (you know, the literalists, the creationists, the kings of intolerance) who ran away with it. More

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Comment by Angie Jackson on May 2, 2009 at 9:58am
Again I say, how in the hell is it that "godless liberals" have the reputation for being unhumanitarian?
Comment by River Otter on May 1, 2009 at 7:39pm
There is absolutely NOTHING new about this. It is definatly NOT suprising.

There were 4 different Inquisitions that lasted for almost 700 years (from about 1100 to 1800). Look at how our christian ancestors treated the slaves, and native americans. Look into the wretched mother teresa's hospitals for the terminally ill. No pain killers there.

Christianity is really a DISCUSTING, PEWTRED religion. I have seen nothing good come of it.
Comment by Randy Keating on May 1, 2009 at 11:15am
Thanks guys, I added your comments to my actual blog, they can be fond here.

http://thenewatheist.blogspot.com/2009/04/in-america-christians-are...
Comment by Dionysus on May 1, 2009 at 10:48am
I'm not surprised at all. It's often the self righteous that are the least moral and cruelest. It's that false sense of entitlement.

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