American Congress for Truth
) is a non-profit organization
based in Virginia Beach
that focuses on threats to the US, Israel, and the West
from Islamic fundamentalism
-American author and human rights
activist Brigitte Gabriel
founded the ACT in 2002 to "give a voice to Americans, Jew
, who have lost their freedom of speech
to political correctness
- We have become a society unable to act or speak because we're afraid to voice our opinion lest we would be sued and accused of being not fair minded.
According to ACT's website, its mission is to:
Gabriel formed ACT when she felt stirred to do something after 9/11 to warn the Western world about the dangers of Islamic fundamentalists.
In an interview of Gabriel that was published in The New York Times
in August 2008, she was asked: "Are you underwritten by the C.I.A.
?" She replied, "No. Are you kidding? In 2000, I voted for Al Gore
." The follow-up question was: "But I see that R. James Woolsey
, a former director of the C.I.A., serves on the board of American Congress for Truth, your educational foundation." To which she replied, "We also have John Loftus
, a staunch Democrat and former Justice Department
prosecutor. We are not Red or Blue."
As of June 2009, the ACT organization had... Read More