Religious Freedom Is the New Civil Rights Issue, Samuel Rodriguez and Rick Warren Say
Religious liberty will be the new civil rights issue, the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez and Pastor Rick Warren declared at a Southern Baptist Convention panel on Monday.
"While ending racial inequality emerged as the civil rights issue of the 20th century ... religious liberty will be the civil rights issue of the next decade," declared Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.
Rodriguez encouraged all Christians to fight for religious freedom and religious pluralism, or else, "the voice of religious liberty will be silenced."...