It’s about time that those who reject evil begin to speak out because we, the Christians, are being trampled on by all those who choose to follow the evil path. First, some definitions of the word evil are: demonic; profoundly immoral and wicked; vicious; grievous; corrupt; unholy; etc ...

The fact that Christianity has drastically declined in our country is one of the main reasons for our inflated demonic and immoral environment. Some of our Christian churches are, and have already been attacked and destroyed. We now live in a so-called socialized society where the rule of law no longer applies, as proven by the increase in the following multiple various crimes, such as: people attacking and killing each other whenever and wherever they please; extravagant robberies being committed without any interference nor punishment for same; more people opting to involve themselves in corrupt activities in order to gain more power and money; sex having become a major focal point and especially impacting on the children’s life-styles, their school activities, etc. ...; respect and caring for others is now also often snubbed, etc. ...

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Senor Gojira

Demonizing people who don’t agree with your religion as evil is such a christian act.... Just look at history.

Daniel Riendeau

Where in the Christian Bible does it say to "demonize" people who don't agree with your belief system? If and when such acts were committed, they were not truly Christian, or your perspective may be skewed.

Lincoln247

It seems that CumberlandParent's intolerance toward religious expression is clouding her judgment of Pauline's letter. Pauline isn't dictating anything, she is simply expressing how the lawlessness of Progressives (mostly of the non-religious type), and their lack of decency toward the unborn, are contributing to elevated levels of evil in our society.

One doesn't have to be a Christian to understand Pauline's point. The extent to which progressives go to discard and devalue the lives of the unborn is contributing to the rise of evil. It is one thing to support "choice" in the early stages of pregnancy, but quite another thing to support the horror of late term abortion.

CumberlandParent's own words are striking. She states "I support a woman's right to choose and bodily autonomy, but I don't tell you that you have to support it." First, this statement ignores the very basis of the Supreme Court ruling, that abortion is not a "right" as we were mislead to believe by activist judges 50 years ago. Second, maybe CumberlandParent missed it, but Progressives are actively telling us that we have to support it via legislation being pushed at the Rhode Island state house forcing us to pay for it. Forcing taxpayers to pay for it, IS telling us we have to support it.

I beg to differ with CumberlandParent's stance; Pauline indeed has every right to express her views and her own religious objections to current societal decay contributed to by the Progressive agenda, and I encourage her to ignore the bullying and intolerance of her critics. No religion is perfect. One thing most religions share, though, is a basic understanding of the difference between good and evil. We have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion as it seems CumberlandParent would prefer.

CumberlandParent

Pauline, your letter to the editor gives Christians a horrible name. This was mean and nasty towards anyone who is not Christian, which approximately 70% of the world. You Christians make up 30% of the world and 65% of the US, yet think it is incumbent upon you to dictate morals and laws for the rest of us. Well, we don't all believe in your God and the same things you believe in. Contrary to the belief of Christians, the United States is not a Christian nation. The Founding Fathers SPECIFICALLY made sure of that. We were founded on religious freedom and Thomas Jefferson stated religion is “a matter between every man and his maker, in which no other, & far less the public, [has] a right to intermeddle." You, Pauline, have no right to tell me or others what to believe or to shame us because we don't believe what you do. The biggest problem in this country right now is not Progressives. It is evangelical Christians like you trying to push their beliefs and morals on the rest of us. I don't believe in your God or your morals, but I won't tell you that you can't. I support a woman's right to choose and bodily autonomy, but I don't tell you that you have to support it. I believe love is love and people can love and marry anyone they want, not just the opposite gender, but I don't tell you that you have to agree with it. I may tell you that by not supporting those things and loving everyone equally, like you have shown yourself not to do, you are the antithesis of what Christianity embodies. You are actually embarrassing to true Christians who actually follow the beliefs of Jesus and love everyone for who they are and don't doctor what the bible actually says to suit their own unholy need to condemn others who are different. Every time you comment or send in a letter I become more disgusted by what you willingly put out in public and your pure hatred for so many and many others feel the same way. You might want to start thinking before you comment if you want to get into the heaven you Christians believe in.

Pauline M Demers

Dear Cumberland Parent----

First of all, the intent of my letter is/was not 'to tell you or others what to believe or to shame anyone because I already realize that the attempt to do so would be futile! Wow! You feel “shamed” by the contents of my letter! Why am I not surprised?

We are “One Nation Under God”, as noted on our multiple coins!

According to my research:

1) “Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. The Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.”

2) “There are an estimated 1.2 billion Catholics in the world, according to Vatican figures. The world's current population is 7.5 billion plus. So roughly 16% of the World's population is Catholic. 100% of all Catholics are Christian, but not all Christians are Catholic.”

3) “About 85 percent of the world's population identifies with a religious group. The five most predominant religions globally are Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Religions serve several purposes in society, including maintaining social structure by teaching moral virtues and actions.”

Please note in #3 above-- “Religions serve several purposes in society, including maintaining social structure by teaching moral virtues and actions.” As my article indicates, moral virtues and actions are very quickly dissipating, which is the cause of America's decline. You wrote... “...your letter to the editor gives Christians a horrible name. This was mean and nasty towards anyone who is not Christian.” This statement indicates to me that you do not appear to be a Christian. You sound more like a Progressive who does not believe in morality nor the rule of law? You've also proven my point(s) by writing that... “The biggest problem in this country right now is not Progressives. It is evangelical Christians like you trying to push their beliefs and morals on the rest of us.”

I never wrote that you had to believe in the same things I believe in, but you don't seem to believe in anything good about the United States of America. You've also written that the “biggest problem in this country right now is not Progressives...It is evangelical Christians like you trying to push their beliefs and morals on the rest of us...I don't believe in your God or your morals, but I won't tell you that you can't.” Do you believe in anything at all? If so, what is it besides living in an “anything-goes” society like the Progressives are trying to create in the U.S.?

I don't deny that you have the right to your opinion, but for you to make an “about-face” and accuse the Christians [like me] of trying to “push my beliefs and morals” onto the rest of you proves that I've “hit the nail on the head” regarding your statement of “I don't believe in God or your morals”. Again, it would be very interesting to know what you really do believe in...if anything at all! By the way, thanks for having spelled God's name with a capital “G”!

You have noted everything you support which asserts your support for the Progressive group who support the destruction of Christianity and destroying America. I am proud to be the “antithesis” of what you stand for!

Abortions have been performed for a very long time, but not to the point that they are now where it's reached a point where abortions are performed at full-term and even after a baby is born. The baby's organs are removed and then sold for financial purposes, etc.... Have you ever done some research regarding what is done to those infants during an abortion? If you believe in this type of murder, be my guest, as I would then understand why you don't believe in God, as I do.

Regarding “who marries whom” is a personal sexual choice and doesn't/shouldn't be shared with everyone. Sex is a “private matter”; however, the LGBTQIA+ group is, and has been trying to make sex a public subject matter as well as trying to encourage our schools and its personnel to teach and initiate children into “disgusting” sexual activities. Have you researched what the “plus (+)” sign represents? Please do so! Enough said.

You wrote... “you are the antithesis of what Christianity embodies”, but also wrote that you, personally, “don't 'believe in God or my morals”, so how can you accuse me of being “the antithesis of what Christianity embodies when you, yourself, don't know what it represents nor abide by Christian principles?

True Christians stand for the truth, morality and the rule of law. They are not hypocrites who claim or make statements to “follow the beliefs of Jesus and love everyone for who they are”--as you noted in your comments. That's just another tactic of making your followers believe in the LGBTQIA+ lingo and terminology----again, especially when you've already stated that you “don't believe in my God or my morals”. It's also very obvious that the “bible” is not one of your better reading materials.

Before preaching to others about Christianity, you'd better invest yourself in learning what it represents, especially when you “don't believe in God”! My letters didn't “serve your needs”, so of course, you are “condemning” me, one who is quite different from you. Thank God!

Lastly, I do hope that you are in the minority regarding your views in the Cumberland schools!

AMEN!

Bob Leahy

Well done Paulene, and AMEN!

What do I consider evil?

21 progressive Democrats urging the Speaker of the House in the Rhode Island General Assembly to bring the Equality in Abortion Act (EACA), House bill H7442, to the floor for a vote.

This bill would force Rhode Island taxpayers to pay for the abortions of state employees and Medicaid recipients.

Worse, my own State Representative Mary Ann Shallcross Smith is one of them.

https://upriseri.com/house-members-implored-shekarchi-eaca/

This is outrageous!

MCC

Pauline makes me ashamed to have been brought up in the Catholic faith. Thank God life, education and travel came my way. I do believe that we will only be judged on our ability to love one another and do not judge, lest ye be judged.

Lincoln247

Except you just judged her.

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