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Bill O'Reilly Blames Rap Music for Decline of Religion in America

Between 2007 and 2014, Americans who identified as Christians declined from from 78.4 percent to 70.6 percent. Never afraid to make bold claims, Bill O’Reilly blamed the recent trend on rap music, stating ”people of faith are being marginalized by a secular media and pernicious entertainment.” However, the conservative television host possesses a traditional outlook on the genre of music, believing ”the rap industry, for example, often glorifies depraved behavior, and that sinks into the minds of some young people — the group that is most likely to reject religion.” To read the full article, visit The Washington Post.

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