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Declare Your Political Independence

We're tired of the Far Right hijacking Christian faith and images. Sign the petition and make this your own political independence day.

We are tired of the misrepresentation and misuse of religion and faith in our nation’s politics and public debate.

Today, we declare our political independence as progressive Christians.

We will expose the hypocrisy of politicians who wrap themselves in the cloak of Christianity while advocating for policies that hurt, divide and impoverish millions of Americans.
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This petition has a goal of 1000 signatures
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Number Date Name Location What bothers you most about ...
1151 Thu May 22 23:32:00 EDT 2014 Andrea Krehbiel Hillsborough, NC Their mistreatment of the poor, the elderly, the disabled, children, low wage workers, women, and their lack of concern for our environment and what we are leaving our children.
1150 Wed Oct 16 16:03:46 EDT 2013 Monica Rockwell Anderson, SC Their attempts to hold us all hostage to enact their distinctly anti-Christian agenda and demand that we all believe as they do.
1149 Thu Oct 03 11:26:07 EDT 2013 Pamela Simpson Racine, WI What bothers me most is that what they are preaching is NOT in keeping with what Christ represents at all! They speak as if what they believe is the ONLY way to believe. That has not been so and never More....
1148 Mon Sep 16 20:19:08 EDT 2013 Margaret Dula Morganton, NC That people actually believe these people represent all Christians and treat us accordingly.
1147 Thu Jul 11 21:18:07 EDT 2013 Jeff Kruger
1146 Sun Jun 30 15:01:05 EDT 2013 Beth Hagemeister Cannon Falls, MN What bothers me is that the right wing declares people like me do not hold Scripture as authoritative because I do not interpret it the same way as they do. For example, after looking at all the so-called More....
1145 Sat Mar 30 17:35:09 EDT 2013 Darlene Fields Safford, AZ That they are promoting fear and terror among people who do not have any idea of what real Christiam values are, those values promoted by Christ himself. Why would someone who is tired, poor, sick, hungry, More....
1144 Mon Feb 25 21:00:36 EST 2013 Claudia Beljean Verona, NJ
1143 Fri Feb 22 22:39:24 EST 2013 Toni Priore Diamond Bar, CA
1142 Thu Feb 21 00:04:33 EST 2013 Joe Reilly
1141 Wed Feb 20 23:38:54 EST 2013 Lydia Mcdermott memphis, TN Amen
1140 Wed Feb 20 14:08:15 EST 2013 casey compton Rogers, AR The hypocrisy. Their belief that they own Christianity and only their brand is right. Their hatred is very un-Christian.
1139 Fri Jan 04 16:13:54 EST 2013 Trey Elmore NC
1138 Fri Nov 16 15:20:58 EST 2012 Lisa Cammack I'm tired of hearing more about politics than Christ. I've been told who to vote for and what my opinions must be in order to be considered a "born-again Christian" by other Christians. My final authority More....
1137 Fri Nov 16 14:40:20 EST 2012 Lisa Smith Lakewood, OH Where do I begin...I hate the fear mongering that goes on, the appealing to the basest emotions, on the part of the right to take Christian voters into their fold. I hate their promotion of bigotry and More....
1136 Fri Nov 16 13:44:41 EST 2012 William Stark CA
1135 Mon Oct 01 19:12:38 EDT 2012 Robert Montes El Paso, TX The demonization of gays, the poor, immigrants, and people of other religions.
1134 Sat Sep 29 09:13:34 EDT 2012 Marlene Lund San Ramon, CA I am so tired of being told that America is a Christian nation, and then being told what kind of Christian true Americans should be. The church has prostituted itself by aligning with right-wing political More....
1133 Sat Sep 29 09:06:18 EDT 2012 Amy Cook MO America is a democracy, NOT a theocracy. To eliminate the thoughts, needs and concerns of a large group of people, simply because they do not share the same religious beliefs as you is not only un-American; More....
1132 Sun Sep 16 20:11:32 EDT 2012 Anonymous CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA Too much lies, and hatred.
1131 Thu Sep 13 16:16:46 EDT 2012 Rachel Butler NC The vitriolic rhetoric that gets spewed in the name of religion, any religion. to justify hate, bigotry. violence, aggression and greed. This is not how I understand religion, or faith, worship or community. More....
1130 Thu Sep 13 14:36:19 EDT 2012 Margherite Williams Dothan, AL The almost constant spewing of blasphemy - claiming to know the mind of God in every instance where they can profit or maintain their hold on profits obtained through their own greed.
1129 Sat Sep 08 07:58:40 EDT 2012 Dana Pille Corpus Christi, TX Groups like the Westboro baptist, who are teaching their children to hate, and who protest at funerals, and claim to be doing God's work. As a hate group they should have their charity status revoked. More....
1128 Fri Sep 07 00:04:42 EDT 2012 Danny Tejada RIDGEWOOD, NY 270 -->269I'm taking back my God who's loving to all! http://www.aboutthepeople.us/ Watch my progressive sermon! http://politicalstateofmind.wordpress.com/ I also suggest you check out this book: http://www.amazon.com/Whose-Gospel-Progressive-Protestantism-Religion/dp/1595583971
1127 Mon Sep 03 16:54:19 EDT 2012 David Martin Austin, TX Their policies and politics insight violence against fellow citizens in the name of Jesus.
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