Matt Barber believes this is the appropriate response to a group trying to stop a Michigan man from putting a nativity scene on public property.
In 2008, the County Road Commission in Warren had denied John Satawa a permit to place his nativity scene in a public median because the Freedom from Religion Foundation complained that it violated the separation of church and state. That led to a federal lawsuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled earlier this year that Satawa could continue to display his creche.
On Monday, Barber blasted the Freedom from Religion Foundation for trying to “recreate an America in their own secular, humanist, self-image.”
“You know, what do you do with a bully?” he explained. “If a bully keeps getting his way and intimidating kids on the playground and nobody stands up for themselves then the bully is encouraged and emboldened and continues to bully more and more people. But when a little kid is being bullied and he turns around and punches the bully in the mouth — metaphorically speaking, of course — then the bully is oftentimes proven to be a paper tiger.”