Jindal Drops Truth Bomb: ‘America Did Not Create Religious Liberty; Religious Liberty Created America’

Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican who may seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, appeared on the Simon Conway Show on Thursday, weighing in on the controversy ginned up by intolerant religious bigots on the political left over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

“America did not create religious liberty, religious liberty created America,” Gov. Jindal affirmed. “I’m proud that in Louisiana we have a Religious Freedom Restoration Act. We’re one of the nineteen states other than Indiana and Arkansas — the two states in the news today that already have this law,” he said.

Jindal continued, stating that religious liberty is a “foundational freedom and right,” and without it other freedoms that we take for granted as Americans wouldn’t even exist.

“Government should never step in and tell Christians that they have to choose between making a living and their Christian values,” he asserted.

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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