Christianity Johnson on 27 Jul 2008 02:54 am
Religious followers are frequently taken over the edge by religious teachings:
From the article:
Although 53 per cent said that killing in the name of religion was never justified, compared with 94 per cent of non-Muslims, 32 per cent said that it was. Of these, 4 per cent said killing could be justified to “promote or preserve” religion, while 28 per cent said it was acceptable if that religion were under attack.
This is no different from the widely held Christian belief that people of the homosexual persuasion should be killed, as described in the Bible. Christian extremists wish to kill them all. More moderate Christians favor laws that deny basic human rights to people of the homosexual persuasion. This article is typical:
If it weren’t for religion, it is quite likely that discrimination against this group would vanish.