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America is straying

America’s birthday should be a time of celebration, but after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage, I can’t stop mourning over how far America has strayed from its foundation.

How can the court, which opens its sessions in prayer, make a decision so blatantly opposed to the Bible (Leviticus 18:22, Romans 1:27)? I think the Continental Congress decision May 17, 1776, of a day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer to … “confess and bewail our manifold sins and transgressions, and by a sincere repentance and amendment of life appease his (God’s) righteous displeasure, and through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ, obtain his pardon and forgiveness” would be a better use of our day.

Candy Turner

Newman Lake

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