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I knew it wouldn’t be long before the other stalwart of the Guns, God, Gold, Greed, Gerrymandering and Gullible electorate political party would surface, and he didn’t disappoint.

We are faced with an inane Second Amendment Sanctuary motion, and now the pivot to God. While reading his letter, I thought, for a moment, that I was at an evangelical revival session, when, in reality, it was just another letter with rather loose facts and strong religious bias.

He has about as good a grasp of history and facts as his close sidekick, Gene James. God did not establish this nation—our Founding Fathers did. God will not protect us, not even from ourselves.

The stability of this country certainly does not stem from your “Almighty God.” In my opinion, church and state must be forever separate—read a little history, if you will, and perhaps enlightenment will ensue.

Prayer in public schools is unnecessary and undesirable. Pray at home, in private, or at your church.

    Mr. Knoblock alleges that our children and military are being indoctrinated with Marxism and socialism. Again, he has no facts to support that absurd claim. I do believe students need to be educated in those philosophies, so they can understand how capitalism differs.

Then, he launches into legalized abortion, equating that with murder, and makes other spurious statements. Given the makeup of the current Supreme Court, there is a good chance that Roe v. Wade will be rescinded or significantly modified.

As an older physician, I well remember the horror stories from my mentors about back-alley and illegal abortion—the sickness, infertility and death toll was large. This is the place to which the “conservatives” want us to return.

    Mr. Knoblock, when you write another letter, please get your facts straight. Second, please spare us all your Bible-thumping; keep it private in your Bible class or in your church.

You may repent all you wish, but I certainly won’t be joining you. I, among perhaps many others, don’t appreciate all your religious pontificating.

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