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Billy Graham’s Son: News Media is Persecuting Christians

Reverend Billy Graham’s son Franklin appeared on Newsmax’s America’s Forum to warn that American Christians are being persecuted by the “entertainment industry, especially in certain segments of the news media.”

The show’s host asked Graham “Are we at a point now, that maybe is unparalleled in history, about the amount of anti-Christianity and anti-Semitism rising around the globe?”

Graham replied “No question about it. And it’s frightening. We see the anti-Christian position in this country. We see so much of it coming out of the entertainment industry, especially in certain segments of the news media. Christians are being attacked. And it’s just part of it and we see now the anti-Semitism, no question it’s there. We are living in a world that is changing and it is frightening to see how quickly the world is changing. And I think we’re going to see real persecution of Christians and Jews in the years to come.”

Of course, it’s hard to see how the media is persecuting Christians when Graham gets a prime spot on the Sunday morning talk shows to slander homosexuals. Just this Sunday, Graham appeared on This Week with George Stephanopoulos to reiterate some of his statements on Putin’s “success” in stopping gay rights.

Earlier, Graham had written “Isn’t it sad, though, that America’s own morality has fallen so far that on this issue — protecting children from any homosexual agenda or propaganda — Russia’s standard is higher than our own? In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues. Obviously, he may be wrong about many things, but he has taken a stand to protect his nation’s children from the damaging effects of any gay and lesbian agenda. Our president and his attorney general have turned their backs on God and His standards, and many in the Congress are following the administration’s lead. This is shameful.”

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