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Falwell’s ‘Vote Christian’ Criticized
A Jewish organization is calling on the Rev. Jerry Falwell to retract a
“vote Christian in 2008” statement made months ago in a letter raising money
for his ministries.
The criticism of Falwell appeared Monday on the Web site of the
Anti-Defamation League, a group organized in 1913 to fight anti-Semitism.
Falwell, founder of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., and Moral
Majority, included with his mass fund-raising letter for Falwell Ministries a
sticker that reads, “I Vote Christian.”
Abraham Foxman, the Anti-Defamation League’s national director, said
Falwell’s statements are “directly at odds with the American ideal and should
“Understanding the danger of combining religion and politics, our founding
fathers wisely created a political system based on individual merit and
religious inclusiveness,” Foxman said.
Falwell told The News & Advance of Lynchburg Tuesday that his statement was
“What I was saying was for conservative Christian voters to vote their
values, which are pro-life and pro-family,” Falwell said. “I had no intention
of being anti-Jewish at all.”
Just another example of how the religious fanatics are trying to take over