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Why do so many well-meaning people base all their politics on issues that affect only a few?


Abortion and same sex marriage affect only a small percentage of Americans. Why do so many well-meaning people base all their political choices on only these two issues when there are many other issues that affect people every single day (education, healthcare, infrastructure, defense, etc.)

 

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Charlie Claywell (CharlieClaywell) says

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    Kathleen Cochran 8 months ago

    Here's hoping. I feel like my religion has been hijacked by one or two specific causes that are easy to support because they cost most people nothing. That kind of cause is what I call Lazy Christianity. I'm about to write a hub on it.


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    RTalloni 8 months ago

    Issues may seem to affect only a few, but, for instance, blood in Benghazi cries for justice. What it matters now is important, as with other issues people dismiss because of a broken moral compass. Resolve that and everything else becomes easier.

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    Kathleen Cochran 8 months ago

    I agree. And our differences are so divisive and when you think about it, they involve a very small percent of our population.

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    Kathleen Cochran 8 months ago

    And I think they are failing to keep the main thing the main thing. It is not a Christian's job to convict others of their perceived sin. It is their job to do the work Jesus commanded them to do: feed the hungry, tend to the sick, care for needs.