Monday, September 17, 2012

Black Pastors telling their flocks to stay home on election Day

Some black clergy see no good presidential choice between a Mormon candidate and one who supports gay marriage, so they are telling their flocks to stay home on Election Day. That's a worrisome message for the nation's first African-American president, who can't afford to lose any voters from his base in a tight race.

The pastors say their congregants are asking how a true Christian could back same-sex marriage, as President Barack Obama did in May. As for Republican Mitt Romney, the first Mormon nominee from a major party, congregants are questioning the theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its former ban on men of African descent in the priesthood.
In 2008, Obama won 95 percent of black voters and is likely to get an overwhelming majority again. But any loss of votes would sting.

Read the full story HERE.

If you disagree with a candidate on morale issues like Gay Marriage and abortion, and the only reason left is to vote for him because you share the same race, I say staying home Sounds like a GREAT IDEA to me...What do you think?

I mean, they should have seen this coming, when Obama chose Kevin Jennings as his Safe Schools Czar.

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Anonymous said...

Im black and proud!


Anonymous said...

Haha loser, your guy is going down. Mitt is ahead in the polls when you rebalance them and the Republicans have more enthusiasm than the Dems and are more united. The real story that no one wants to talk about is how the Democratic party is broken up in fighting factions.


The Realist said...

I agree. Voting for someone just because they're the same color as yourself, is a wasted vote.

If you are against Abortion and Gay Marriage, then Romney is your man and the only one with a chance of beating Obama.

Gary Johnson is a wasted vote as well.