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Fox News Guest Calls Obama's Christianity Comments 'Verbal Rape'

02/10/2015 11:00 am ET

Despite President Barack Obama's call to end rape during the Grammy awards Sunday night, Fox News guest Star Parker believes the president is guilty of committing "verbal rape" during his National Prayer Breakfast speech last week.

Participating in a panel discussion on "Hannity" Monday night, Parker took issue with the president asking Americans to remember that violence in the name of religion is not a phenomenon exclusive to Islam. Obama pointed to the Inquisition and the Crusades as instances in which murder was carried out in the name of Christ.

"Let me put it in context then, because I was in that room, and it was frankly verbal rape," Parker said. “We were not expecting it, nobody wanted it, it was horrible to sit through, and after it was over we all felt like crap.”

Though host Sean Hannity and Fox News senior correspondent Geraldo Rivera seemed to push back a little bit, deeming the terminology "harsh," Star was ultimately allowed to continue, suggesting that Obama's remarks would fuel further conflict in the Middle East.

"We were talking about being in that room for unity," she said. "And what he did was say, 'Don't ever forget the past, guys. Keep doing what you're doing in the Middle East.'"

On Saturday, Fox News host Eric Bolling also slammed Obama for his speech, calling the comments "egregious," and claiming that no other group besides Muslims kill in the name of religion.

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