The Sexual Revolution Guilty for Sexual Assault, Evangelist Claims

Sexual Revolution

Jim Daly is the head of Focus on the Family, an international Christian communications ministry based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Daly and his colleagues oppose abortion and same-sex marriage. In a company blog, Jim Daly has written about “Person of the Year” award. This year, Time has named “The Silence Breakers” or women and men who have spoken out against sexual assault and harassment for “Person of the Year” award. The problem is that Daly thinks the Sexual Revolution is responsible for the burgeoning sexual harassment and assault scandals of 2017.

Because from the school house to the state house and especially the court houses of America, the powers that be have mocked, marginalized and sometimes even made it illegal to teach moral clarity to our children.

Instead, we’re told that morality is subjective – what’s right to me may well be wrong to you. Back off, buster! Who are you to judge me?

Interestingly, Harvey Weinstein was eleven-years-old in 1963 when the Supreme Court declared state-sponsored Bible reading in public schools unconstitutional. In fact, many of the individuals who have been cited recently for harassment and assault came of age in the midst of the ongoing Sexual Revolution. At a time when a hormone-raging adolescent most needs to hear straight lessons about limits, culture was preaching liberation.

The Sexual Revolution, also known as a time of Sexual Liberation, was a social movement that challenged traditional codes of behavior related to sexuality and interpersonal relationships throughout the United States and subsequently, the wider world, from the 1960s to the 1980s. Sexual liberation included increased acceptance of sex outside of traditional heterosexual, monogamous relationships (primarily marriage). The normalization of contraception and the pill, public nudity, pornography, premarital sex, homosexuality, and alternative forms of sexuality, and the legalization of abortion all followed. Except of those sexual liberties, during the Sexual Revolution marital rape was finally recognized as a crime, criminal courts started taking domestic violence more seriously, and the Equal Pay Act was passed.

Jim Daly also asked: “But by mocking, marginalizing or even criminalizing good and honorable principles in schools, by removing the building blocks of moral education, is it any wonder that we’ve produced morally deficient people?” Let’s ask ourselves - What about pedophiles and sex abusers among priests? They are already in the church and they preach and teach others to live sinless lives. They must be examples of honor and honesty but they aren’t. The bottom line is that the society accepts new values but it isn’t the reason for more sexual scandals. One of the reasons those women and men have finally spoken against sexual assault and harassment is actually sexual revolution.

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