Last Ounce Of Courage Equates Dying In War With Being Able To Violate the 1st Amendment

image of Last Ounce Of Courage poster

I saw the TV ads for a new film called ‘Last Ounce Of Courage‘ the other day and noticed Jennifer O’Neill and Fred Williamson were in it so I decided to check out the trailer and information on the film. I was actually shocked. The message of the film seems to be equating military death in war with being able to subvert the 1st Amendment that keeps church and state separate.

Bob Revere, played by veteran actor Marshall Teague, is a decorated war hero and the part-time mayor of a small town. But his life drastically changes when his son Tom goes off to war and is killed. Adding to his pain, Tom’s young wife – who had just given birth to their son Christian – drifts away from the family in her grief.

After 14 years, however, Christian and his mom decide to come back into the Reveres’ life one holiday season, looking for the family they desperately need and miss.

When he settles into the community, Christian finds himself chastised for bringing a bible to school and observes Christmas being ignored or secularized when once it was celebrated by locals.

One day, Christian asks his grandfather what his father had died for. When Bob has no quick answer, they both start down a road to find the answer’s they have been hiding from. Soon, all three generations of Reveres take a stand for their beliefs and end up inspiring an entire town.

The screenwriter’s father was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II and his brother, Campbell’s uncle, lost his life in that same war. Campbell said he wants the film to prompt audiences to ask “what can I do to make sure their sacrifice is not in vain?”

‘Last Ounce of Courage’ aims to fuel dialogue on religious freedom

So… we have a small town mayor who defies the 1st amendment and puts up religious Christmas decorations on public property and this inspires the town… sounds a lot like the plot to a previous on-the-nose anti-religious freedom film “Christmas with a Capital C” from 2010.

What really troubles me is the take from the trailer that our soldiers died in wars so Christians can force their beliefs on others and if you don’t erect religious icons on public property then some how you are dishonoring the dead or that only Christians can die honorably in war.

That is just sick.

By the way there is no law against students having Bibles in school. They can even pray of they want to.

But then Chuck Norris approves of the film so that’s all you need to know there.

“Last Ounce of Courage” CHRISTIAN trailer (for churches)

This is not the trailer they are showing in theaters or on TV where the actual topic of the film is hidden… I wonder why?

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5 Comments

  1. JCBangel
    September 10, 2012

    My household has received cell phone spam trying to shove this movie down our throats but I'm protected by the CAN-SPAM Act and reported them online to the FCC. I urge everyone to do so.

    Cell phone privacy is protected by the FCC under the CAN-SPAM act. The CAN-SPAM Act supplements the consumer protections provided by the TCPA. The CAN-SPAM law bans unwanted email messages sent to your mobile phone if they are “commercial messages.” I have NEVER had my phone spammed by any other movies. It's against the law!

    Please share this link to report this activity to the FCC:
    http://esupport.fcc.gov/ccmsforms/form1088.action

    • September 10, 2012

      I'm there with you. I got a robo-call from Governor Mike Huckabee today inviting me to stand up for American freedom and values by going to see the movie.

      I don't think he read my post… lol

  2. Concerned American
    September 12, 2012

    The so called "progressive" left who claim to be for free speech are having a field day ripping this movie to shreds. Lighten up. It's not a documentary, but a movie with a positive message. This is a fIrst step towards finding the faith, pride and courage required to dismantle years of indoctrination forced on the people of this great country by the liberal media complex under the guise of political correctness and multiculturalism.

    The fact is the US constitution was founded by Christian values and culture. You can talk about the separation of church and state all you want, but this does not negate the fact that these value made this country what it is, or rather, what it once was. I hope that people are opened minded enough to take a risk and watch this movie. Your personal freedom may depend on it.

    • September 12, 2012

      No it isn't a documentary but it is propaganda.

      In case you need it here is a brief definition:

      "As opposed to impartially providing information, propaganda, in its most basic sense, presents information primarily to influence an audience. Propaganda often presents facts selectively (thus possibly lying by omission) to encourage a particular synthesis, or uses loaded messages to produce an emotional rather than rational response to the information presented. The desired result is a change of the attitude toward the subject in the target audience to further a political or religious agenda. Propaganda can be used as a form of political warfare."

      The movie lies about the state of religious freedom in this country and attempts to use loaded messages to produce an emotional response rather than a rational response to a problem that doesn't exist. It seems to want to reinforce Christian privilege in this country and to do it by violating the law of the land irregardless of the consequences. The primacy of a specific religious belief are the primary goal instead of the law which is opposite of the whole foundation this country is based on.

      This country may have been founded by people who were Christian or believed in a god at least but they specifically formed a secular republic that is intended to be religiously neutral even if it is imperfect at being so – tax exemptions for Churches for example.

      I support free speech but that doesn't mean freedom from scrutiny that many religious believers feel they deserve.

      • loisonline
        September 15, 2012

        thank you! i couldn't have said it better!

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