We often forget that the National Socialists came to power by normal constitutional means—they were voted into parliamentary office by the German electorate. Christians who supported them were in favor of what we would call their “social legislation” but looked the other way when it came to the adumbrations of their philosophy. Knowledgeable believers, when faced with the choice of voting for a Nazi or the opposition, however unattractive the latter may otherwise have been, became the equivalent of “one-issue voters” and voted against the Nazis.
People who call themselves Christians—some even call themselves “Catholics”—yet vote for pro-abortion candidates because they support the so . . .
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