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Secretary Kerry’s “Stupid” Defense of Religious Liberty

Up2news Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 10:01 AM
Where do you get your information. Slavery had nothing to do with religion. The first slave in America was by a black man going to court to enslave another black man for life as his servant. The man had been an employee and left for another job, but this man sued and won the case to enslave him.

Editors Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison

Secretary of State John Kerry was barely off the plane in Germany before he embarrassed himself—and all of us—with what is perhaps the worst defense of religious freedom ever offered. Kerry, the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for president in 2004, said the United States protects religious freedom because: “In America , you have a right to be stupid.”

Sec. Kerry’s audience of German students laughed when he said that. He missed, of course, the perfect opportunity to share our deepest values with the rising generation that will have Europe ’s future in...