God should be present in all our public policy

2013-11-19T00:00:00Z God should be present in all our public policy nwitimes.com
November 19, 2013 12:00 am

Rich James wrote, in essence, that Gov. Mike Pence, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President David Long need to endorse gay marriage or they will end up with a scarlet letter on their back leading to their defeat.

I imagine God is still a factor in these three leaders' thinking, hence their anti-gay marriage position.

Our society, by and large, is trying hard to convinced itself that God in education or politics somehow violates the separation of church and state. This thought process, which sadly is being taught in our public school system and embraced by most of the media, says that since "nothing" created everything and we can't be accountable to "nothing," each man is therefore free to do as he or she sees fit. So do whatever it takes to win.

Hopefully, our society will soon see the terrible error of such thinking. God is not mocked!

- Carl R. Smits, Lansing

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