Friday, August 13, 2010

Freedom of Speech?

Legislation is affecting the Freedom of Speech in pulpits across America. With new legislation in the works at both federal and state levels fundamental preaching in the United States could be affected and may even be silenced.

Will Hate Speech legislation affect what a pastor will be able say at the pulpit.

The Constitution of the United States of America, the First Amendment states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Hate Legislation may take that freedom away not only in the pulpit but in other aspects of our lives.

If you are not familiar with this topic take a few minutes to get acquainted with it. Google hate speech or visit some of the sites listed below for more information. Most of all stay up to date on the topics that affect you and your family. Don't hesitate to call your elected officials and voice your concerns.

Hate Laws Exposed
Traditional Family Values
US Senate
US House of Representatives