Christian Persecution in America Savannah Busto

0.06% of the world's Christians live in the Middle East

Different extremist groups restrict religious freedom across the ocean.

Isis, an Islamic extremist group, has executed thousands of Christians

57% of Americans believe that religious freedoms have become more restricted.

America has been added to the 2016 Hall of Shame Reports, a list of the world's top persecutors of Christians

America was added as a noteworthy country, not as one of the top persecutors of Christians.

The legalization of gay marriage has made many businesses go against what they believe.
Many court cases have been filed addressing the issue of public prayer in schools. Growing intolerance for Christian practices have made these cases bigger issues.
Monuments of the Ten Commandments have been removed from Capitol grounds.

Work Cited:

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2010/0301/Supreme-Court-lets-stand-order-to-remove-Ten-Commandments-monument

http://skepticism.org/timeline/may-history/6082-united-presbyterian-church-votes-against-reading-prayer-public-schools.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_flag_(LGBT_movement)

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwixmf-1_orTAhVDxSYKHWJfAOoQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theodysseyonline.com%2Fcarry-your-cross&psig=AFQjCNEY6ys1N-FRZaNcsOS6RiHnKtryTw&ust=1491401696543101

http://www.politicalresearch.org/2015/07/06/when-the-exception-is-the-rule-christianity-in-the-religious-freedom-debates/#sthash.DXvlQ5ND.dpbs

http://abcnews.go.com/International/isis-video-purports-show-execution-christian-men-libya/story?id=28986187

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