BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ? Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley told a church crowd just moments into his new administration that those who have not accepted [COLOR=#366388 ! important][COLOR=#366388 ! important]Jesus[/COLOR][/COLOR] as their savior are not his brothers and sisters, shocking some critics who questioned Tuesday whether he can be fair to non-Christians.
"Anybody here today who has not accepted [COLOR=#366388 ! important][COLOR=#366388 ! important]Jesus [COLOR=#366388 ! important]Christ[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] as their savior, I'm telling you, you're not my brother and you're not my sister, and I want to be your brother," Bentley said Monday, his inauguration day, according to The [COLOR=#366388 ! important][COLOR=#366388 ! important]Birmingham [COLOR=#366388 ! important]News[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR].
The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday called Bentley's remarks shocking.
"His comments are not only offensive, but also raise serious questions as to whether non-Christians can expect to receive equal treatment during his tenure as governor," said Bill Nigut, the ADL's regional direc