Under Attack

In the past few years, many Christian churches, groups, and individuals have found themselves under attack from the forces of the "New Right." The tactics most often employed include spreading half-truths, quoting partial statements out of context, using innuendo, making undocumented and often unprovable charges, and resorting to outright falsehood. The basic theme is that those under attack are Marxist, communist, or socialist, or are secretly supporting people who are.

The attacks range in scope from the simple one-line quote that turns up in a local newspaper to entire articles and even books dedicated to name-calling and spreading false information.

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