And Glenn Beck Shall Lead Them
• Earlier this year, Chuck Colson said the U.S. was weakening its commitment to "freedom of religion" in favor of mere "freedom of worship." For Colson, the change from "religion" to "worship" was a deliberate attempt to restrict religion from the public square. But recent comments by President Obama assuring Muslims that America is committed to "freedom of religion" has Colson "really confused." He said he doubted that his campaign was successful or that the administration considered the words as interchangeable. "Another possibility is that the President was seeking to reassure Muslims that they can practice their religion here, but that he isn't advocating that Muslims give freedom of religion to others in their countries," said Colson.
• Concerned Women for America (CWA) criticized a photo shoot in Elle magazine that featured Kim Kardashian and teen pop star Justin Bieber. CWA called Kardashian a "cougar" and the photo shoot inappropriate. "As a society, America has established a trend of giving female predators a pass; the most notably being female predator teachers. Communities still see women as nurturers and caregivers," said CWA's pornography expert Donna Miller. "However, female predators provide alcohol and pornography to minors and groom them like any male predator would. Will this trend become even more popular as Hollywood, via glossy photo shoots like the one in Elle, continuously romanticizes adult/child relationships?"
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