The Church On War, Death Penalty, and Abortion

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by Annie, Feb 28, 2006.

  1. Annie
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    Have at it. Oh yeah, links at site:

    http://www.captainsquartersblog.com/mt/archives/006424.php

     
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    Political figures should give priority to the dictates of the Constitution over the dictates of their Church. If they can't do that, they have no business running for office.
     
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    Wow that really does cover everything. :cof:
     
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    They do, and are then a) accused of being religious zealots, b) accused of not actually following the tenets of their own religion, and c) told that the founding fathers/Jesus/whoever didn't actually mean what they said here, but they did mean this over hear, meaning you're wrong and need to be a Democrat.
     
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    I'm not quite sure what your ramble is trying to say, but I'll paraphrase mine for clarification.

    If there comes a time when a politician has to make a decision, and there is a conflict between how the Constitution says to handle it and how his religion says to, the politician should follow the Constitution or should find a new line of work.
     
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    Do you hold libs to the same standard? When they deviate from the constitution for the cause of secualr humanist socialism, you jump around like it's something good.
     
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    I don't see why the Constitution should conflict between a man and his religion. I see nothing in the Constitution that prohibits men from practicing good and virtuous principles and creating laws according to those principles within the bounds of the Constitution. If the Constitution doesn't authorize something, then its not a federal issue and should be governed me local governments.
     
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    I hold all politicians to this standard.

    I'd like you to attempt to back up that claim.
     
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    How do you justify the raced based preference system of affirmative action?

    How about abortion? Where is that in the constitution? That's just two.

    Libs are hostile to almost everything in the bill of rights. They think talk radio should be shut down. They think people should not be allowed to own guns. They think christians have no right to have their views represented. All of these rights are explicitly given in the contitution, but libs hate them.
     
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    Find a post where I've advocated affirmative action. I'll give you a clue. There aren't any. On the contrary, I have posted against affirmative action on several occasions.

    How about abortion? I am in favor of restricted access to abortions. But where specifically in the Constitution are abortions prohibited?

    One of these years, you'll pull your head outta your ass long enough to realize that I am far from a liberal. You hallucinate and attribute statements to me that I've never made and base your opinion of MY politics on YOUR delusions. You might want to consider seeking professional help...you need a new prescription, a different prescription, or a different doseage.
     

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