The Founders knew when they formed the United States of America that it would be a fragile union for many years. Throughout history we have been able to hold this union together because we, for the most part, have been connected through a common moral code and a fundamental belief system rooted in Judeo-Christian principles. We are slowly losing the moral foundation that has been critical to holding this country together.
In Washington D.C. on Wednesday, people from all over the country protested the Electoral College count due to the concerns that the November 3rd election was not free or fair. They were well within their rights to assemble and to exercise their freedom of speech, but there is no place in this country for violent riots, destruction of property, and storming the very Capitol where our Democratic Republic is debated. These actions are inexcusable and must be denounced.
President John Adams had it right when he said,
“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
We mourn the loss of life that occurred this week. We pray for America’s resilience during this time of heightened division and unproductive political upheaval. It is critical that we remain faithful to our Constitution and that we stand up for the Rule of Law.