Why it’s a Christian’s Duty to Vote
Click here to view a 3 minute video on the right and duty of American citizens to vote in every election.
The pro-family organizations listed below provide voters resources for most states. Click on the organizations’ links to get more information.
- American Family Association: Voter Resources
- Christian Coalition: Voter Guides
- Eagle Forum: Election Central
- Family Research Council: Voting Records
- Focus on the Family: CitizenLink
- National Right to Life Committee: Voting Records
Know the Candidates and Issues
Click here to track Federal legislation and find out how your Congressman and Senators are voting.
Sites like On The Issues, and iVoteValues provide a wealth of non-partisan information on voting and candidates (including biographies, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and interest group ratings). Another way to access voter information for your state is to use a search engine (i.e., google, bing, or yahoo) and type in “voter guide” or “voter information” along with key words like “pro-family” or “Christian” and the name of your state.
For instructions on viewing candidates interest group ratings, commonly called “Scorecards,” click here.
Resources for Pastors & Churches
This bill previously introduced in the U.S. Congress would restore the free speech rights of 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.
A Christian Voter Intimidation Letter from Americans United for Separation of Church and State is an example of efforts to intimidate Christians and churches from being involved in the election process. This article examines a letter sent to pastors and churches in 2006, which attempts to intimidate them. WallBuilders takes this letter and crosses out the factually incorrect editorial comments designed to intimidate and leaves only the verified information intact.
Information and Quotes on Voting and Issues
Read an article written by David Barton entitled: “American Voters and the Abortion Issue.”
Read a collection of the Founding Fathers’ quotes on voting here.
Access or download a copy of The Bible, Voters, & Election 2008, and while you will have to disregard the candidate-specific segments, you can have the information about how to create a Biblical framework for candidate evaluation and voting.
***Vote! A Christian’s Civic Responsibility (Flyers or Bulletin Inserts) (available in a PDF download) contain powerful quotes on the importance of voting from Noah Webster, Charles Finney, James Garfield and John Jay.
This article and this article contain information often given by David Barton during presentations which address today’s culture. It includes Christian voting statistics, breakdowns on votes in Congress on pro-family issues, and more.