Will The Religious Right Defend The Son Of Sam?

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Jail throws book at Berkowitz

Son of Sam serial killer David Berkowitz is in trouble for breaking a prison rule: He gave a Bible to another inmate. He admitted giving a Gideon's Bible to a convict, but called the charge against him - an "unauthorized exchange" - pointless. Berkowitz was fined $5.

According to his Internet postings, he's a born-again Christian and jailhouse preacher.

On Dec 8th, 9th,and10th, Focus on the Family did a three part radio show called David Berkowitz: Son of Hope

Part 1-Convicted of six murders, feared and hated, David soon discovered that God still had a plan for his life

Part II-discusses how poor choices led to the horrific murders he committed, and how he eventually became a Christian

Part III-He was lonely. He was angry. He was lost. And it all culminated during one hot summer in 1977.

Obviously it's fine for James Dobson and the Focus on the Family group to "support" a serial killer, mass murderer, etc., as long as Christ has entered his life, but make an honest statement regarding Supreme court nominations like Arlen Specter did and you are the devil!


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