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God and Religion Under Attack

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov 28 — The fact is that Godless voters, mainly younger voters who identify as being politically unaffiliated or liberal Democrats, tend to vote against traditional American values. A poll conducted by the Pew Research Center found that just 51% of voters between the ages of 18-and-29-years of age believe in God. Meanwhile, a survey by the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School found that voters in the same age category indicated a preference for Democrats by a margin of 55% to 34%.

Earlier this year the Public Religion Research Institute [PRRI] issued a report on The Politics of Unaffiliated Americans. It pointed out that “One of the most dramatic social changes in the United States over the past 30 years has been the growing number of Americans with no religious affiliation, now nearly a quarter of the U.S. population. They are a key part of the Democratic Party’s base, with a slew of books studying them, advocacy groups representing them, and even a new media initiative speaking to them. Understanding this cultural change in the American religious landscape is important for understanding the future of politics amid major demographic shifts.”

The 65-plus population of the U.S. continues to grow at a rate of 10,000 a day but the population of new 18 year old voters is also growing at a fast pace. The Center For Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement reports that in the nearly two years since the election of President Biden, more than eight million teenagers have become eligible to vote. And their impact on the future of our elections can be seen in the recent midterm elections, according to CNN’s political analyst Harry Enten. As he put it, “Democrats would have gotten crushed this election without young voters.”

A recent Faith in America survey conducted by Marist Poll in behalf of the Deseret News found that fewer and fewer of us attended religious services over the past ten years. The poll also revealed that just over half of Americans say they believe in God triggering the loss of churchgoers, particularly among younger age groups. 

Certainly, America is still a mainly God-fearing country, reports the pollsters at Gallup. A survey they conducted a few months ago found that 81% of the U.S. population believes in God. But, although it is a big number, it is down from previous polls that showed much higher numbers of believers. In the 1950’s right up until 2011 belief in God hovered between 92% and 98% of the population. Gallup says, “A subsequent survey in 2013 found belief in God dipping below 90% to 87%, roughly where it stood in three subsequent updates between 2014 and 2017 before this year’s drop to 81%.”

But, perhaps the most important finding from its recent survey is that the biggest decline in Americans who believe in God in recent years has been “among young adults and people on the left of the political spectrum [liberals and Democrats].“

The Family Research Council declares that “militant atheists and progressives continue to target long existing crosses and historical markers of America’s religious heritage in public places. Teachers tell young schoolchildren they can’t read their Bible in school. Private citizens and the government alike are attacking religious expression by other citizens. Whether it’s a media backlash to merely expressing a faith position on sexuality, or the use of nondiscrimination laws to punish religious business owners for their decisions, threats to free speech and free exercise are heating up both in the courts and the public square.”

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Nick
Nick
1 year ago

“Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.“

-Thomas Jefferson

Verla
Verla
1 year ago

Just what Satan wants. Take belief in God away then destroy families. I think it started with Madeline O’hare. Take God and prayer out of school. Now the government says parents have no right to determine what their children are taught in school.

PaulE
PaulE
1 year ago

The Constitution of the United States ensures freedom of religion and that the government will NOT favor or impose one form of religion over another. That means the individual is free to worship from any religious perspective that he or she chooses to or even no prespective at all.

David Millikan
David Millikan
1 year ago

There is nothing more important than GOD and FREEDOM OF CHOICE.
Without both you have nothing.

Believer
Believer
1 year ago

Time for God to stand up. Drifting towards apostasy, or simple indifference, is nothing new. But “awakenings” have happened before, and I suspect we’re about due.

arizsux
arizsux
1 year ago

Republicans can’t even count.

Katie Hobbs got 1,287,890 votes.
Kari Lake got 1,270,774 votes.
Katie Hobbs got more votes which means she is going to be the next governor of Arizona.

Trump falsely claims that Lake won and should be installed as governor. Trump also falsely claims he won in 2020. Does he know that 306 electoral votes is more than 232 electoral votes?

Most religious conservatives are republicans and can’t even understand elementary school level subject matter.

George M
George M
1 year ago

The Devil believes in GOD . If you can’t see the Goodness of GOD in the World, you can see the handiwork of the Devil with all the mass shootings, killings, and Wars and sufferings. We are in the middle of a Great Battle for the Souls of Mankind. Pray …..

Smike
Smike
1 year ago

You can’t be a beacon if your light don’t shine.

Richard
Richard
1 year ago

Hooray for Elaine… She has what they used to call ‘horse sense’. Do not worry. There was a red wave. Once again this election was interfered with by the cheating left funded by George Soros and others. The good news is this election will be overturned just like 2020 will be. People may be blind but God Almighty isn’t. ‘Shall not the judge of all the earth do right? ‘. Hahahaha. You skeptics watch as both of these elections are overturned by the One who created this Earth. Truth will prevail.

David Millikan
David Millikan
1 year ago

Since when is it the government’s job to RUN and CONTROL our every day lives?
That is a DICTATORSHIP.
NOT FREEDOM.
The United States was Founded
Under GOD and FREEDOM from
RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION
AMONG THE REST OF OUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.

johnh
johnh
1 year ago

It is very disturbing that only 51% of people age 18-29 believe in GOD. Not good for the future America. These people do not know the last 200-years history of USA.

Berean
Berean
1 year ago

Two negative growing fad thoughts today are that “Boomers got us into this mess, and don’t know how to use computers”, and “it’s (all) the Jews”.

Smike
Smike
1 year ago

God has had this problem before. Read the Old Testament to find out how he delt with it. You might see some similarities with what is happening today.

Michael Blivin
Michael Blivin
1 year ago

no comment

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