Economy trumps abortion among

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    The head of the Catholic League says there was only a marginal difference in the amount of Catholic voters who supported Barack Obama and those who voted for John Kerry in 2004, and that difference can be attributed solely to the struggling economy.

    Exit polls show president-elect Barack Obama received the support of 54 percent of Catholics, while in 2004 John Kerry received only 46 percent of the Catholic vote. Exit polls also indicate that two-thirds of Hispanics supported Obama.

    According to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 68 percent of all Latinos in the U.S. consider themselves Roman Catholic. Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, says the economic concerns of Latino voters trumped issues such as abortion.

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    When money trumps children and unborn children we can expect judgment.
     
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    Good post (although I still contend that we cannot determine when God must judge).

    Your point however is well made. At the end of the day it is now and always the economy. I strongly suspect that not only Catholics, but if the truth were to be known born again believers, in the privacy of that voting booth also chose their wallets over any other issue.
     
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    We lost another 240K jobs in October. 1.2 Mil jobs lost year to date. How can you fault people for worrying about the economy? It's not that unborn children are not important also but the economy is definitely worth considering.
     
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    Of course people worry, the concern is when Christians fail to do what is right and trust God.

    Instead, many of them, I am convinced, voted their economic fear in the voting booth.

    I realise that neither party has dealt with abortion as they should, but I don't think there has ever been a a president with such disregard for life before. That disregard for human life shows a tremendous character flaw.

    Since he has such a low regard for life, what makes anyone think he is going to really care about their wallets?
     
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    And yet another indicator that we live not in a post-christian culture, but an anti-christian culture.

    "For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money..." (2Tm. 3:2)
     
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    PHILIPPIANS
    4:12 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

    4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

    The murder of children takes priority over the economy
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    Hey, a whole host of reasons trumped abortion among voters right here on the Baptist Board.

    They have been telling us for months that they are against abortion... but (insert lame arguement here).
     
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    Greed, nothing more. Money is more important then babies any day apparently.
     
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    Perhaps this would be valid for those who voted for Baldwin, but John McCain was not the most pro-life candidate in the election.
     
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    Oh.... And, now you go from preaching, to meddling, to telling the truth!

    Did anyone see any "Faith" Televangelists risking their 501C3 status over the elections???

    That's right folks... "Come On Down!" Give your $$$$$ and God will make you healthy & wealthy...

    OK no more soap box...

    All I can say is what ther writer of Hebrews said that we have not yet resisted sin to the shedding of our own blood...

    If you don't like the Calling God has for HIS Church then....

    I don't think I know of a single Biblical "Praise" given to any well to do laid back at ease group of "christians". No, it was always the ones willing to "suffer" in one form or another...

    Sorry... I am also mad at myself for obeying The Hatch Act... But, I guess a church can be re-incorporated under a different name, and a job is pretty much irredeemable if fired for Political Activism...

    But, I still feel such a wimp!

    Mike Sr.
     
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    I think the more correct interpretation is that what has actually happenstance under Republicans about the economy trumps what has not happened against abortion. Actions speak louder than words.
     
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    Professing Christians always excuse their vote to continue the American Holocaust. Isn't it strange? We still remember the fact that 6 million Jews were slaughtered during WWII by the Nazi yet we have slaughtered over eight times as many and come up with nonsensical excuses. It really is sad.:tear: When God brings final judgment on this country it is likely that all will suffer, not just the guilty.
     
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    And your actions in voting for and encouraging others to vote for Obama speak loudly too.

    You know that inconvient thing about a Christian walk?

    When Obama signs the Freedom of Choice Act - will you hear it?

    Any Christian who voted for Obama will be responsible for any additional abortions that will result from the passage of the Freedom of Choice Act.

    It wasn't a secret. For months he has been promising to pass it as his first act as President.
     
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    The professing Christians who voted for the Freedom of Choice [Unlimited Abortion] Act will shuffle their feet and come up with some excuse, just like Israel did in the Old Testament when they sacrificed their children to pagan idols.
     
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    Any Christian that supports the murder of Babies needs to be born again before they drop off into Hell...
     
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    :applause:

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    So, by your estimation, any Christian who sins automatically isn't saved? I guess I John 1:9 isn't in your bible.
     
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    But who decides what is right? Would that not be left between the Christian and their God? Is it for me to decide what is religiously right for you?

    And when you say trust God, do you recall the joke where the man in the flood was sent a boat, helicopter etc...? God uses carnal means for divine ends.

    The problem I see reading these responses is there seems to be a group who feels their brand of Christianity is the only Christianity accepted or ordained by God and if any who profess to be a Christian does anything this group doesn't believe to be their understanding of Christianity then that Christian is in danger of the judgment.

    It's kind of an arrogant way of saying I have the only real interpretation of scripture don't you think.
     
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    Does support mean who I vote for? Even if both candidates has views that are not all supported by Scripture?
     

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