Fox News guest host Rachel Campos-Duffy, a former cast member of MTV reality show The Real World, argued on Tuesday that terrorism recruitment could be stopped if the Christian religion was more “manly” and less “feminized.”
Earlier this week, officials in a terrorism joint task force in Minneapolis and San Diego announced that six men had been charged with providing support to ISIS. Officials described the case as “peer-to-peer” recruitment where the young men had planned on self-funding their trip to Syria.
“We have an immigration and assimilation problem,” Campos-Duffy told Fox News host Harris Faulkner on Tuesday’s edition of Outnumbered. “Like, who are we actually inviting to come to our country? Do they embrace our culture? And what are we doing as a culture to help them assimilate and feel more apart of this and not have that separation that you’re talking about.”
Campos-Duffy, who is now a spokesperson for the Koch-funded Libre Initiative, suggested that Christianity was necessary to counteract the Muslim influence on young men.
“If there were groups of Catholics, young Catholic men going to Rome and joining a Crusade, I guarantee you that the media and our government and this administration would be having a very different conversation,” she insisted. “Not about this peer-to-peer thing, but really the root cause.”
“What is it? It is reforming Islam and it’s also that Christianity needs to offer a more robust, manly, not feminized version of Christianity.”
Campos-Duffy added that she hoped that Pope Frances would address the topic instead of climate change when he visited the U.S. in September.
Watch the video below from Fox News’ Outnumbered, broadcast April 21, 2015.
WATCH: New Zealand prime minister unfazed as quake hits during an interview
A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview.
The quake struck just off the coast before 8:00 am local time (2000 Sunday GMT) at a depth of about 52 kilometres (32 miles) near Levin, about 90 kilometres north of Wellington, the US Geological Survey said.
St John Ambulance and New Zealand Police both said there were no initial reports of injuries or damage. There was no tsunami warning.
But there was sustained shaking in Wellington, where Ardern was being interviewed on breakfast television from parliament's Beehive building, which is designed to absorb seismic forces by swaying slightly on its foundations.
‘It’s the first time I’ve played golf in almost 3 months’: Trump makes excuses for golfing during coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump was blasted on Sunday for playing golf during the coronavirus pandemic, a dramatic economic recession and after proclaiming churches "essential."
Instead of joining his voters sitting in the pews, Trump went for the links, which drew criticisms for the hypocrisy.
"Sleepy Joe’s representatives have just put out an ad saying that I went to play golf (exercise) today. They think I should stay in the White House at all times. What they didn’t say is that it’s the first time I’ve played golf in almost 3 months, that Biden was constantly vacationing, relaxing & making shady deals with other countries, & that Barack was always playing golf, doing much of his traveling in a fume spewing 747 to play golf in Hawaii - Once even teeing off immediately after announcing the gruesome death of a great young man by ISIS!" tweeted Trump.
Dealmaker Donald Trump made overly-expensive deals with companies to buy supplies to fight the coronavirus
President Donald Trump proclaimed that he would make a deal with a company that could sterilize masks about 20 times. The company he was so captured by had appeared on Steve Bannon's podcast and
NBC political analyst Jon Allen explained that a company called Prestige Ameritech has been arguing for years that there is not enough domestic manufacturing. When Bannon introduced the head of the company to the Trump administration's Peter Navarro, it was a marriage of convenience.
"It's one of two contracts in the history of the American contracting database which goes back now 15 or so years where it says the White House ordered this," said Allen.