Pence: Discrimination, Ridicule of Christians Fashionable Now

Vice President Mike Pence told graduating seniors at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Saturday that it will take courage to stand up to the ridicule and discrimination against Christians in America now that that form of bigotry is fashionable because of a very hostile, politically left media and entertainment industry. (AP photo)

The Christian Post – Vice President Mike Pence warned about the attacks on religious liberty during his commencement address to Liberty University graduates Saturday.

Speaking at Liberty’s Williams Stadium, Lynchburg, Va., Pence said he believed, “it’s become acceptable and even fashionable to ridicule and discriminate against people of faith,” in the United States.

“It wasn’t all that long ago that the last administration brought the full weight of the federal government against the Little Sisters of the Poor merely because that group of nuns refused to provide a health plan that violated their deeply held religious beliefs,” said Pence, speaking about the nuns’ refusal to pay for abortions or birth control methods that could induce abortions.

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