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beleifs vs voting

Do your beliefs (religious or not) affect how you vote?   19 members have voted

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I'll post a response later.

for those that respond.. care to say something about it?

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Of course, how could they not? Can you base a vote on anything other than what you believe?

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i hate single issue voters. a friend's wife is truly a dem at heart, but votes repub singularly because of abortion.

i don't always believe your leader has to 100% align with your own morals, its up to the people as well to carry forth their morals in the social fiber of the country.

but its too each their own.....

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Maybe it's the phrasing of the question, but "what you believe" implies "all that you believe" to me. What else is there to serve as a basis for casting a vote?

If the question is just about religion, then my answer would be different.

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Yes.. I definitely am not socially conservative and I don't appreciate attempts to enforce that behaviour on people.

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Of course, how could they not? Can you base a vote on anything other than what you believe?

I know someone that has said they don't vote ( if they do ) based on what they believe.

I thought about this question on the basis of what my faith's stances on certain issues are and if how people of the same faith can even vote for a certain party (platform)... but, of course, i can't say if it's just ignorance or if they believe their faith wrong and vote against it anyway.

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OK, I think I understand.

My "faith" or lack thereof, has little to no bearing on my political stance except that I believe that religion has no place in government, save that the freedom of religion be preserved.

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OK, I think I understand.

My "faith" or lack thereof, has little to no bearing on my political stance except that I believe that religion has no place in government, save that the freedom of religion be preserved.

QFT

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