posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:40 AM
Is the United States on it's way to becoming a Christian Theocracy? Or have we already 'jumped the shark'?
44% of Americans believe that God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so according to a
Gallup Poll done in May of 2008. Source.
78.5% of Americans claim to be Christian.
It can be seen in the fact that abortion rights are still a political hot topic over 30 years after Roe v. Wade.
It can be seen in the flurry of anti-gay marriage initiatives on state ballots.
It can be seen with the 'abstinence only' push concerning sex education.
It can be seen in the push for the inclusion of the creation myth in science classes in our public school system, despite the seperation of church and
It can be seen in our selection of candidates for office. Candidate's faith played a major role in the Presidential primaries just this year.
It can be seen in our elected public officials themselves. State Rep. Sally Kern was quoted as saying, "I honestly think it's (homosexuality) the
biggest threat our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam". Rep. Kern's husband is a Baptist Minister. Former President George H. W.
Bush was quoted as saying, "I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation
This was a nation founded on secular principles and freedom of choice, but those principles and choices are being taken back at a record pace in my
opinion. So is there a conspiracy to replace these secular principles and ethics with christian principles and morality, and is it already too late?
Has America already 'jumped the shark'?
*For those not familiar with the term 'jumped the shark', please review
[edit on 30-10-2008 by JaxonRoberts]