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Summary: A look at the way the media question, denounce, or just plain ignore the good news.

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+ At WAR

> Mt 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.

+ Family News In Focus - sound bite - Washington Post Endorsements

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Day after day, night after night, the news media question, denounce, or just plain ignore the good news. They want higher taxes to fund massive new federal spending for more liberal experiments

They want America -- and the world -- to see our military as corrupt and barbaric -- and failing. And they’ll denounce anyone or anything that stands in the way of that message."

Brent Bozell (founder and president of the Media Research Center,) surveyed 18,000 nightly news shows broadcast by ABC, CBS, NBC, the Cable News Networks and the Public Broadcasting Service, but found only 212 stories that focused on religion. That amounts to 1 percent of coverage although 52 percent of Americans say they attend church and more than 90 percent say that they pray regularly.

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X - ACLU - Cartoon

> ACLU fight for the free speech and expression "rights" of Pornographers, Witches, Abortionists, Homosexuals, Convicted Criminals, Child Molesters, Occultists, Communists, Lesbians, Nazis, Illegal Aliens, Aids Patients, and Satanists, they have resolutely attempted to deny those same privileges to Christians.

+ Recently, the ACLU have sought to:

> Halt the singing of Christmas carols like "Silent Night" and "Away in a Manger" in public facilities;

* Deny the tax-exempt status of all churches--yet maintaining it for themselves as well as for various occult groups;

> Disallow prayer--not just in the public school classrooms, but in locker rooms, sports arenas, graduation exercises, and legislative assemblies;

> Terminate all military and prison chaplains;

> Deny Christian school children access to publicly funded services;

> Eliminate nativity scenes, crosses, and other Christian symbols from public property;

> Repeal all blue law statutes;

* Prohibit voluntary Bible reading in public schools--even during free time or after classes;

> Remove the words In God We Trust from our coins;

> Deny accreditation to science departments at Bible-believing Christian Universities;

> Prevent the posting of the Ten Commandments in classrooms;

* Terminate all voucher programs and tuition tax credits;

* Prohibit census questions about religious affiliation;

* Purge the words under God from the Pledge of Allegiance.

From ACLU Policy Guide, 159-190.

+ War At Work

>(WorldNetDaily) A Christian employee of Hewlet Packard was fired for posting Bible verses condemning homosexual behavior on his desk in response to posters displayed during a company campaign to promote a diverse work force.

+ CNN founder Ted Turner asked employees who had ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday if they were "a bunch of Jesus freaks?"

+ War On Students

>A teacher confiscated book covers that contained the Ten Commandments and threw them in the trash saying the Commandments were "hate speech" that might offend other students.


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