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Watchwoman on the Wall: 63-year-old cartoon has a message for us all

You might call it a relic of the 1950s, a souvenir of the Eisenhower years, back when America had just defeated the Nazis and was faced with the threat of Communism. Those were “Leave It to Beaver,” “Father Knows Best,” “Ozzie and Harriet” days — back when everybody went to church and kids always had a dad with a good job and a mom who stayed at home.

Even so, this animated short is worth a moment of your time. It comes from Beliefnet’s conservative gadfly, Donna Calvin, who writes the Watchwoman on the Wall column. She’s always finding fascinating goodies — although half of her material may infuriate you!

CLICK HERE to see the carton “Make Mine Freedom”


  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jacquie Ponsford

    I have mixed feelings about this issue. I have a family member who is bisexual and some friends who are lesbians. I could not live the lifestyle but I have to believe that God made each one of us for a purpose and as individuals. It is not for me to judge anyone about their gender preference as I would hope no one would judge me for being heterosexual.
    I realize the Bible does say that homosexuality is a sin in God’s eyes but only He has the right to judge anyone of us, gay or straight.

  • Rob Kerby, Senior Editor

    Are we watching the same video? I just watched it again and can’t see anything about homosexuality.

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