Some people in Vancouver , that city of liberal thought and openness on just about everything , are saying that they do not want Pastor Franklyn Graham in their city. They are actually petitioning the city to stop Mr. Graham from coming here. Apparently there is a Religious Gathering at Rogers Arena at which Mr. Graham is suppose to speak. Mr. Graham holds views on homosexuality and Muslims that conflict with the views of these people who are against his attendance.
So we have some people who call themselves Christians who oppose the right of others to speak on matters with they have disagreements.
I wonder what Jesus would say about this given the words and actions that he is reported to have said and done as reported in the New Testament ?
Voltaire , the person who it is alleged to have first uttered ” I wholly disapprove of what you say–and will defend to the death your right to say it” must be turning over in his grave that centuries after he first uttered the words there is still some question about the idea in a so called democratic country.