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AG Barr blasts ‘militant secularists’ in the speech on the religious freedom

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Attorney General William Barr blasted “militant secularists” and their attacks on Judeo-Christian values in a blistering speech to the Notre Dame Friday, said: “the religion has been increasingly under attack” in the course of the past five decades.

Barr, a devout Catholic, said, the students and faculty at the University, law school, that “the problem is not that religion is forced on others, the problem is that irreligion forced — secular values are forced on people who believe.”

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“Among the militant secularists, many of the so-called Progressive,” he said. “But where is the progress? We are told that we live in a post-Christian era, but what is the place of the Judeo-Christian moral system? What is it that can fill the spiritual void in the hearts of each person? And what is the system of values, which can be obtained in the human social life?”

United States Attorney General William P. Barr of the Notre Dame Law School students and faculty on Friday, speaks Oct. 11, 2019, on the inside of Notre Dame’s Eck Hall of Law South Bend, Ind. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Barr claims that many of the social ills are caused because of the failure of religion in society.

“This is not rot,” he said. “This is organized destruction. Secular forces and their allies have marshaled all the forces of the mass media, popular culture, the entertainment industry and science, in a relentless attack on religion and traditional values.”

Barr said: “ground zero” for the attacks of the schools, the LGBT take on New Jersey, which require the adoption of a law, the public schools-curriculum.

United States Attorney General William P. Barr of the Notre Dame Law School students and faculty on Friday, speaks Oct. 11, 2019, on the inside of Notre Dame’s Eck Hall of Law South Bend, Ind. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Barr said the trump administration “strongly supports” religious freedom. Then he made a promise to the present.

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“I can assure you that as long as I’m attorney General’s office, the Ministry of justice is at the forefront of these efforts, ready to fight for the most expensive of all American freedoms: the freedom to live according to our faith,” he concluded.

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