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This Date in History: Jerry Falwell Identifies Cause of 9/11 Attacks

By September 13, 2006

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Twin Towers of the World Trad Center Burning, September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
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September 13, 2001:

During an exchange with Pat Robertson on the 700 Club, Jerry Falwell explained what he thought caused the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center:

“The ACLU’s got to take a lot of blame for this. ... And I know that I’ll hear from them for this. But, throwing God out successfully with the help of the federal court system, throwing God out of the public square, out of the schools. The abortionists have got to bear some burden for this because God will not be mocked. And when we destroy 40 million little innocent babies, we make God mad. I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way - all of them who have tried to secularize America - I point the finger in their face and say: “You helped this happen.””

Pat Robertson agreed with these remarks, but later backed away from them.

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