Christianity Thomas on 13 Aug 2009 12:59 am
The religious right is ramping up its campaign against health care reform, even joining with the “tea party” movement to encourage conservative Christians to swamp town hall meetings. Minnesota’s religious right leaders say that the health care reform package is against God’s plan for health care and that Christians should go to community forums and “read them the riot act.”
So where did Palin get that bad information? It appears she pulled it from a set of talking points that has been making its way around the internet in recent weeks — talking points assembled by the Liberty Counsel, a far-right religious group that’s part of Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University empire based in Lynchburg, Va.