Letter: My vote counts
I too vote for the future of my country. As a fiscal conservative and social liberal, I have voted for candidates from different parties. But I have always voted for those I consider to be best for my country.
I believe and I vote:
• For law and order for all and for enforcement of the laws of our society.
• For laws that protect the air I breathe, the water I drink.
• For immigration laws written by Congress and enforced by our government.
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• For keeping our federal lands for future generations to enjoy.
• For a woman’s right to control what happens to her own body.
• For a country that was founded on Christian ideals but with religious freedom for all.
• For where the Second Amendment should not mean the right to threaten people by the carrying of military weaponry on our streets.
• For an understanding that climate change is happening and is an existential threat.
• For where parents teaching children to be polite, considerate and truthful responsible citizens should have examples in their leaders.
• For a society where our election system, which was designed to help us steer a self-correcting middle way, is not distorted by gerrymandering.
• For a country where voting should be efficient, easy and accessible to all citizens.
I rejoice that my vote counts as much as yours, and yours counts as much as mine.
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