President Jimmy Carter Releases INTENSE Message Calling Out Religious Hypocrites


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By Gloria Christie – June, 2016

President Jimmy Carter recently blamed much of the world’s violence on religious hypocrisy. On June 21, he told the annual Human Rights Defenders Forum at The Carter Center that “we are at a turning point in history,” choosing between “peace and human suffering.”

President Carter spoke about global violence, and more specifically, violence against girls and women. As a conservative Baptist who still teaches a weekly Sunday School class, he may surprise people with his criticism of religion. He is so passionate about the subject that he wrote the book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power” in 2014. He says:

‘I DESCRIBE THE ALMOST UNBELIEVABLE PERSISTENCE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST FEMALES OF ALL AGES.’

‘We must also realize that women are key agents of the changes we need.’

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