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Biden Stays Silent as Churches Attacked

Gary Bauer · Jul. 22, 2020

We are living in strange and disturbing times. This week, former Vice President Joe Biden received presidential endorsements from several major Muslim organizations and some very questionable individuals, including Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

Omar has made a name for herself for hating on America, the country that took her in as a refugee from war-torn Somalia and allowed her to ascend to the halls of Congress.

Biden told the groups that he intends to end what he called “the vile Muslim ban” on day one of his presidency. Fact check: There is no Muslim ban. President Trump instituted a temporary ban on people entering the United States from countries known to be hotbeds of terrorism. Some of those countries are majority Muslim, but others, including Venezuela and North Korea, are not.

The Supreme Court upheld the president’s travel ban in 2018. The majority wrote that the ban was “squarely within the scope of Presidential authority.” But Joe Biden has never let the facts get in the way of a good talking point.

Meanwhile, I’m struck by the silence of many on the left, including Biden and much of the mainstream media, amid a rash of attacks against Catholic churches over the last 10 days.

Catholic churches across the country have been targets of arson, vandalism, and destruction of religious statues. Most recently, a satanic symbol was painted on the door of a historic church in New Haven, Connecticut.

Earlier in San Gabriel, California, a fire gutted the interior of the centuries-old San Gabriel Mission Church. And in Ocala, Florida, a man crashed a minivan through the front door of a conservative Catholic church, then lit the interior ablaze while parishioners prepared for morning Mass.

With each attack, it’s becoming clearer that the verbal threats of far-left protestors in recent weeks against churches were more than empty words. They were a call to destructive action.

As a commissioner on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I have tried to draw attention to the danger that attacks on places of worship pose to the future of the society where such attacks take place.

Now, sadly, we are experiencing them here. Attacks on places of worship are often precursors to attacks on worshippers themselves. It’s revealing that Biden, who touts his Catholic faith at nearly every opportunity, hasn’t said a thing as Catholic churches have been attacked across the country. Shame on him for remaining silent.

Evangelical churches don’t appear to have been targeted, at least not yet. But they have been in the past. So have synagogues.

So, don’t be deceived. The radical forces that have been unleashed will come after all of us unless they are stopped. Men and women of faith must remember the wise words of Ben Franklin, who said that if we don’t hang together, most assuredly, we will all hang separately.

How Radical Are Today’s Dems?

The answer: “Very radical.”

A recent Washington Post poll on police, U.S. history, and related issues was revealing. Among other things, it found:

  1. By 55% to 40%, the public does not want to reduce funding for police departments. Some 84% of Republicans, 53% of independents, and 48% of Hispanics opposed cuts. But 59% of Democrats want to cut police funding.

  2. By 52% to 43%, Americans oppose removing statues honoring Confederate generals. That includes 80% of Republicans, 56% of independents, and 60% of whites. In contrast, 74% of Democrats want the statues removed.

  3. Similar large majorities of the public opposed racial reparations and taking down statues of U.S. presidents/Founding Fathers who owned slaves. The Democrats were on the wrong side of these issues too, but the Post did not provide the exact numbers.

Biden Courts Anti-Semite Linda Sarsour

Remember Linda Sarsour? She is the Palestinian-American radical who has a history of anti-Semitic rhetoric. She is also an ally of Jew-hating Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

In spite of her extremism and history of hate, Sarsour was one of several Muslim political activists on a recent phone call with Biden when he promised to end the “Muslim ban.”

Sarsour reportedly said during the call that the upcoming election is “about whether you want to defeat fascism in America.” She and the other leaders said they “promise to turn out one million Muslim votes for Biden.”

I know you don’t want to let Biden and these radicals take the White House!

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