Ken Blackwell

As G.K. Chesterton wrote, “Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God." And ironically, by eliminating religion, the secular left is using the force of law to build its own type of warped, unholy church which is highly dogmatic and mandates participation under the threat of force.

Two generations have passed since the Great Society programs of the 1960s chipped away at the traditional family, setting government dependency where social ties and the empowerment of the market once stood. And now, with the Obama Administration’s openly hostile approach to religion, we have a government forcing institutions of faith to participate in acts against their own conscious, such as proving contraception and abortion services. All churches in Obama’s America are subservient to the whims of government bureaucrats which are exercising power far outside the limits of our Constitution.

It was his Christian religion which animated and informed Dr. King. If alive today, he would not approve of efforts to change the core of his moral message, nor would he accept the secular forces which have reshaped his image for political reasons.

Ken Blackwell

Ken Blackwell, a contributing editor at, is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union and is on the board of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. He is the co-author of the bestseller The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency, on sale in bookstores everywhere..
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