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    Would you vote for an Atheist?

    When I thought about doing this poll, I thought that most Americans still wouldn't. But the poll I looked up to post this has apparently changed that information:
    Majority Of Americans Would Vote For An Atheist For President (POLL)

    I would like to ask as a DP poll though, would you vote for or consider voting for an Atheist in any public office, not just the Presidency.

    As a discussion point, I believe there are six states that do not allow Atheists to hold public office, even though that is against the US constitution.

    Also as an Atheist, my vote is naturally yes.
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    I'll vote for whoever matches me best on the issues, but I'd actually really prefer my candidates to be atheist. With religious candidates you always have to worry if they'll place their god or religion above their contituents. Some politicians will even go out of their way to make sure you know their god comes first. Their sole and only responsibility should be to the American people.
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    I'll vote for whoever best represents my interests and opinions AND who would be capable of implementing her/his policies and commitments. I'm pretty sure that would not be a person standing on a fundamentalist religious platform. It doesn't bother me that my rep and I might not share the same religious convictions. Everyone has their own road to follow.
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    Assuming his politics lined up best with mine of all the available candidates, then yes.
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    It would have no bearing on how I voted
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cecil900 View Post
    When I thought about doing this poll, I thought that most Americans still wouldn't. But the poll I looked up to post this has apparently changed that information:
    Majority Of Americans Would Vote For An Atheist For President (POLL)

    I would like to ask as a DP poll though, would you vote for or consider voting for an Atheist in any public office, not just the Presidency.

    As a discussion point, I believe there are six states that do not allow Atheists to hold public office, even though that is against the US constitution.

    Also as an Atheist, my vote is naturally yes.
    no atheist abuses no religion

    so l will always vote any atheist
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    No, atheists have no morals.
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    As desperate as you are
    Where the moon is glued to a picture of heaven
    And all the little pigs have God

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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cecil900 View Post
    When I thought about doing this poll, I thought that most Americans still wouldn't. But the poll I looked up to post this has apparently changed that information:
    Majority Of Americans Would Vote For An Atheist For President (POLL)

    I would like to ask as a DP poll though, would you vote for or consider voting for an Atheist in any public office, not just the Presidency.

    As a discussion point, I believe there are six states that do not allow Atheists to hold public office, even though that is against the US constitution.

    Also as an Atheist, my vote is naturally yes.
    Religion or the lack there of has never been important to me with any political candidate. It is his views on the issues and whether I can trust him, if I feel he will do honor to the office and do the best job. The same goes for political parties or the lack there of too, party affiliation is not important, it is the individual running.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    No, politicians have no morals.
    corrected for accuracy
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    Re: Would you vote for an Atheist?

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    No, atheists have no morals.
    Everyone lives by their own creed or a creed they viewed a the right one for them, be it religion, society, etc. Morals can be subjective. What is moral to me, may no be to you.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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