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-Bernie Sanders Continues Stand Against Christians in Public Service?

by Dr. D ~ June 24th, 2017


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In an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN, Sen. Bernie Sanders made it plain that Christians have freedom to believe what they want but those who maintain similar conservative views as Russell T. Vought should not be allowed to serve in the American government. From PJ Media:

In the interview Sunday, Sanders stood by this position, even while granting that Vought has religious freedom. He was asked point-blank,

"Senator, are you saying that someone is necessarily hateful and Islamophobic if they believe in their private life and express in their private life that the only path to God is through Jesus Christ?"

To this, Sanders said, "No, absolutely not." He insisted that "one of the great parts of our Constitution is to protect freedom of religion. You practice whatever religion you want, you do, I do, Mr. Vought does, that’s what it’s about."

Even so, the senator insisted that Vought’s religious views disqualify him from public service. He argued that it should be "unacceptable" to have "a high-ranking member of the United States government essentially say Islam is a second-class religion."

Make no mistake, Sanders is imposing an unconstitutional religious test for public service. …

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Response: The problem with Sanders position is that it would ban millions of Christians from serving in the government. I wonder if he really understands that he is actually attacking basic Christian theology in the process?

At the same time he completely ignores similar Muslim exclusivity and diatribes against Christians and Jews which are part of the actual prayers given daily by faithful Muslims.

Here’s a link to our first article on this issue:  -Does Bernie Sanders Advocate a Religious Test Blocking Christians?


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