Producer: Guns portrayed in good light gets ‘R’ rating


It has no nudity.

No profanity.

No sex, no gore, no torture.

There’s no glamorized violence.

Yet “The Reliant,” a faith-based movie about life, values and the threat of anarchy in the world, has been given an R rating from the Motion Picture Association of America.

Now J.P. Johnston, a writer and producer for the film that stars Kevin Sorbo (Hercules), Brian Bosworth (The Longest Yard), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), the Benham brothers (War Room) and Mollee Gray (High School Musical), is offering an explanation for why the powers of Hollywood are resorting to censorship.

“If you can’t compete in the marketplace of ideas,


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