Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Prison Libraries Yank Christian Titles

Efforts to rid libraries of radical Islam spill over into other faiths.

From "Prison Libraries Yank Christian Titles" posted 9/11/07 at Citizenlink.org

Prison chaplains have been ordered to clear their library shelves of hundreds of religious and Christian books that used to be readily available to inmates. Federal officials say they are concerned that prisons are becoming a breeding ground for Islamic terrorists, but Christian books are also being tossed.

There are still more than 200 Christian titles available, but many others, including works by early church fathers, have been removed. Many Jewish titles were also removed, and the list is expected to be expanded in October.

Mark Early, president of Prison Fellowship, said the tactic is like “swatting a fly with a sledgehammer.”

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What a terrible consequence of a people unable to discern between good and evil...