Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has suggested that it might not be long before the Bible is banned in the Western world, reflecting on news stories of prison chaplains being forced to resign for quoting Bible passages. “This is an alarming example of how quickly Christians are losing religious freedom across the West.

In this case, it wasn’t even acceptable for this chaplain to use God’s Word during a chapel service — a completely voluntary service where those attending would expect to hear from God’s Word. It won’t be long before we see this happening in other countries, including America,” Ham said in an article for AiG Thursday.

“And really, the authorities are saying the Bible itself is not suitable for people! How long before it will be outlawed?” Last year, the Rev. Barry Trayhorn, an ordained Pentecostal minister, was forced to quit his job after prison authorities warned him that the Bible verses he was quoting from and telling prisoners were “homophobic.” READ MORE