posted on Aug, 17 2008 @ 01:57 PM
reply to post by RRconservative
This is a tough question. how do you answer without immediately disinfranchising about half of the voters on either side. I would think long and hard
before my answer, and it would proly be something like this...
Well being that this is a subject that warrants much debate from either side i would say this...The fact that I'm running for the highest office of
the government should not be prdicated on whether or not I'm for or against something that I feel shouldn't have been allowed to be decided by
appointed committies that are given to personal bias because of either idealogical or religious beliefs.
This is a very personal choice that whether right or wrong should be made by those who are responsible adults. I know there are those who would not
vote for me if I say I'm for it, and also those who would vote for me if I were to support it.
That being the case, I will decline to answer and only tell you this...my father was a Muslim, but in due course I learned of the Christian faith and
that is what I identify with as my religion. Should that make you feel uncomfortable because you don't believe in God? No. Because i also believe in
separation of church and state, and I promise you that I will not make my decisions based on any kind of religious views, but upon that which is best
for the American people through consult with advisers from every viewpoint and political affiliation possible.
So again, I decline to answer that question on the grounds that I'm an American citizen, and have the right to personal beliefs without threat of
sanction because of those same beliefs.
Can I have a YEZ?
[edit on 17-8-2008 by TH3ON3]