Censoring the Bible? It Could Happen in CO

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Christian leaders gathered in Denver Tuesday in opposition to an anti-Christian censorship law that could open the door to censoring the Bible.

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter signed the state bill, SB 200, which aims at silencing all publications that discriminate against homosexuality.

"Section 8 of Senate Bill 200 is a wide open door for any judge to censor anything that condemns homosexuality, including Scripture," Colorado State Rep. Kevin Lundberg said.

Many Christians fear that one day the Bible will be considered illegal in America.

Click the play button for comments from Mat Staver of the Liberty Counsel.

"I do believe that the Bible is banned, under the plain language of this new statute," Steve Crampton, general counsel of the pro-family Liberty Counsel, said, indicating he believes that day is already here.

Section 8 reads, "No person, being the owner. agent, or employee of any place of public accommodation. shall publish. distribute, give away. except as provided in this section, any communication. book, pamphlet, writing. or advertisement of any kind. intended or calculated to discriminate. against. sexual orientation, marital status (which) is unwelcome."

It is titled, "Publishing of discriminative matter forbidden."

Leaders at Tuesday's press conference included members from the Liberty Counsel, American Right to Life Action, Christian Home Educators of Colorado, the Christian Family Alliance, Colorado for Family Values, State Rep. Kevin Lundberg and talk show host Janet Folger.

Stay tuned to CBN News for more on this story in the following days.

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