DEFEATED IN CONGRESS, ADL ATTACKS RELIGIOUS RIGHT
ADL's Foxman says New Right Evangelicals
have too much power
By Rev. Ted Pike
ADL is a sore loser. With hopes of passage of its federal hate bill
virtually ended in Congress, the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai
B'rith lashed out against those largely responsible: New Right Evangelicals.
ADL contends such Christians have too much power, threatening freedom
of choice in America. At ADL's national convention in New York City
on Nov. 10, director Abe Foxman mourned: "Today we face a better
financed, more sophisticated, coordinated, unified, energized, and
organized coalition of groups in opposition to our policy positions
on church-state separation than ever before. Their goal is to implement
their Christian worldview. To Christianize America. To save us!"
Who really has too m uch power? Who really mixes
too much religion and politics?
ADL is the civil liberties arm of an international Jewish religious,
educational, fraternal, and charitable organization, B'nai B'rith.
Here are some of the ways ADL mixes synagogue with state:
1. ADL avails itself of U.S. tax-exempt status, yet is the illegal
unregistered agent of a foreign government, Israel. This violates
the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1937.
2. ADL is also the American adjunct of Mossad, Israel's secret intelligence
organization. During the California ADL/police spy scandal of the
late 1980s, David Gurvitz, librarian and researcher for ADL's Los
Angeles office, testified that Mossad couriers routinely passed through
ADL's Los Angeles office. They carried to Israel secret documents,
which probably included detailed information from U.S. police departments
concerning more than 10,000 Christians, conservatives, pro-lifers,
and Muslim activists. My father and I were on the police/ADL list.
3. In 1990 ADL persuaded Congress to pass its "Hate Crimes
Statistics Act." HCSA put ADL in the driver's seat of all hate
crime law enforcement education in America. Today through ADL hate
crimes training manuals, videos, and sensitivity training seminars
for all FBI, Justice Department, and police officers, ADL teaches
government that "hate" equals bias against federally protected
groups such as homosexuals and Jews. Thanks to ADL, police on the
street, not courts, determine what is a hate crime. ADL's bogus definitions,
plus subjectivity by local police, inflate national incidents of
hate crimes to about 7500 a year. ADL then takes these "crimes," more
than 95% of which have not been adjudicated in court (and which amount
to only about 1/20 of 1% of all annual crime in America), and contends
that they constitute an "epidemic of hate." Result: ADL
makes its case that America has a "serious national problem," requiring
a federal anti-hate bureaucracy like Canada's.
4. ADL is also working closely with county and city governments
throughout America promoting its anti-Christian "No Place for
Hate" program. ADL entices local governments and organizations
to pledge to oppose all forms of "hate and homophobia." In
schools, churches, civic organizations, and city councils from
Philadelphia to Santa Barbara, ADL orchestrates a labyrinth of
projects promoting a single message: Biblical Christianity is hateful,
hurtful, intolerant. Evangelical Christians are afflicted with
a psychiatric disorder: homophobia.
5. Since 1990, ADL has persuaded 46 U.S. states to adopt some
version of its model anti-hate law. Idaho's ADL hate law nearly
succeeded in sentencing Lonnie Rae to five years in state prison
because he responded to the physical attack of a black football
referee upon his wife by using the "N" word and threatening
to kick his butt. Pennsylvania's ADL hate law threatened 47 years
in prison to 11 Christians who sang a hymn and witnessed during
a gay pride event in Philadelphia last Oct.10. Such laws, backup
in case ADL cannot pass a federal hate law, are ready to be activated
by ADL any time a case can be made against Christians.
6. In October 2004 ADL/B'nai B'rith persuaded Congress to unanimously
pass its "Global Anti-Semitism Review Act.” GARA sets
up this Jewish organization with its own division in the U.S. State
Department, ostensibly to combat anti-Semitism. In reality, by at
least 14 twisted criteria as revealed in its "Report on Global
Anti-Semitism," B'nai B'rith makes critics of Israel into anti-Semites.
Christians who accept the New Testament account of the Jewish role
behind the Crucifixion are considered anti-Semitic. In Canada under
B'nai B'rith's federal anti-hate law, such public "anti-Semitism" is
considered a hate crime punishable by harsh fines and imprisonment.
7. Over the last 40 years, B'nai B'rith International, with over
2100 lodges and chapters in more than 50 countries, has persuaded
governments to become anti-hate bureaucracies. From Finland to
France to Canada to Australia, B'nai B'rith has enticed nations
to adopt their skewed definition that "hate" equals bias
against federally protected groups such as homosexuals and Jews.
As a consequence, anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide, as millions
are coming to realize that this Jewish religious organization has
taken away their free speech.
8. In Europe today, B'nai B'rith International is establishing
a monster, 55-member-nation, anti-hate gestapo, the "Organization
for Security and Cooperation in Europe." Drawing on the 55 nations
in which B'nai B'rith has established its presence, OSCE is working
closely with the European Economic Union to outlaw Biblical criticism
of homosexuals and Jews. Top priority: finding a way to ban "cyberhate" --
criticism of homosexuality, matters Jewish, or the State of Israel
on the Internet. OSCE attempts to establish international law,
not national law, as the ultimate authority behind hate crimes
law and its prosecution.
Special Privileges for ADL/B'nai B'rith
ADL clearly has a different standard which applies to "synagogue
and state" versus "church and state." ADL is accustomed
to massive legislative or judicial victories, such as Roe v. Wade,
banning school prayer, ending public display of the Ten Commandments,
banning Christmas displays, crosses in public, etc. But let Christians
defeat ADL, such as is happening right now with the collapse of ADL's
hate legislation in Congress, and that is a different matter. When
that happens, ADL's Foxman, sharing the podium of the ADL conference
with government representatives such as FBI director Robert Mueller
III and John Bolton, cries "Foul!"
What does the ADL consider a normal state of affairs? Simple. Christians
should continue to do what they do best: unconditionally support
Israel morally, militarily, and financially. They should also receive
ADL legislative, judicial, and media batterings devoid of understanding
of who is actually assaulting them. ADL should continue to trash
Christian values and symbols, dominating government and media, and
silencing all opposition by threatening to label its opponents anti-Semitic.
Foxman's universe becomes chaotic when Christians actually defeat
ADL in Congress.
Attempting to keep such "chaos" under control, Foxman
intones: "We are committed to maintaining the wall that separates
church and state. Today this is more imperative than ever. Today
this is the major domestic challenge before us. We must rise to meet
it head on."
May God empower every Christian and lover of free speech to make
sure such "chaos" flourishes!
For the whole story on how ADL/B'nai B'rith invented hate laws and
how they intend them as instruments of worldwide persecution of Christians,
get Ted Pike's gripping, 80-minute video, "Hate Laws: Making
Criminals of Christians." It is available at www.truthtellers.org,
503-631-3808, or the address below.
For complete educational resources on the threat of hate laws, visit
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