Our Threatened Freedom
Are We Suffering From A New Bigotry? (02:50)
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:01 Are we suffering from
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:04 This is R.J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom.
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:09 A case in a Southern California court has recently attracted a little attention [inaudible 00:00:14] the orders of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:19 A destitute couple in
R.J. Rushdoony: 01:03 Before going any further, it is necessary to say that there are very many fine foster parents. I have encountered more than a few of them.
R.J. Rushdoony: 01:13 Moreover, welfare workers are commonly overloaded with case work and visitation sometimes gets neglected. What concerns me is something more. As I travel back and forth across this country, I am encountering a serious problem. More than a few areas are rejecting very superior couples who are eager to be foster parents for a very ugly reason. Because the hopeful foster parents to be are devout Christians.
R.J. Rushdoony: 01:47 This does not appear on the records. The statement is made early, usually to the foster mother to be. What we are seeing is
R.J. Rushdoony: 02:07 Is it any wonder then that we have the sickening disasters from time to time, such as befell little Monique Ann in Pomona? What can we say for a country which rejects devout and Godly people as foster parents? I am not saying that this is a rule across the country, but I am saying that it is happening, and it is an ugly sign of the times. Bigotry has many faces, and this is one of them.
R.J. Rushdoony: 02:44 This has been R.J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom.
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