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Father God, we ask You to uphold the foundations of the Republic that were prayed over and fought for.

The Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed the constitutionality of “faithless elector” laws that allow states to fine or remove Electoral College members who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support.

While some states have laws that punish such electors for not voting for the candidate to which they pledged support, there have long been legal questions about the enforceability of such laws.

The ruling in two separate appeals came this morning as the next presidential election approaches on Nov. 3.

“Today, we consider whether a State may also penalize an elector for breaking his pledge and voting for someone other than the presidential candidate who won his State’s popular vote,” Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court in Chiafalo v. Washington.

“We hold that a State may do so.” . . .

There is “nothing in the Constitution [that] expressly prohibits States from taking away presidential electors’ voting discretion as Washington does. The Constitution is barebones about electors,” Kagan wrote.

States have long used “pledge laws, designed to impress on electors their role as agents of others. A State follows in the same tradition if, like Washington, it chooses to sanction an elector for breaching his promise. Then too, the State instructs its electors that they have no ground for reversing the vote of millions of its citizens. That direction accords with the Constitution—as well as with the trust of a Nation that here, We the People rule.”

(Excerpt from the Epoch Times. Article by Matthew Vadum.)

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Pastor Karen Lester
July 8, 2020

Praise the Lord for this answer to the prayers of so many.

Our State went Blue over two decades ago, and since then Conservatives have had no representatives to speak of that represent their views,
no matter how many elections one country here carries all the votes, so no other voices can be heard in our State. Every petition I sign and
is sent to the two Democrat Senators reply back with an obvious thanks for writing, but I’ll be voting with my party. We went mail-in ballot without any voter approval or vote. We had a vote to replace a sport stadium, and it was turned down, then the State House overturned the voters choice
with 2 new stadiums, before the stadium that they would replace had even been paid for (still owing $300,000,000. So grateful and Praising the Lord that SCOTUS ruled this way about eh electoral college, since the hours of prayer and pleading scripture will mean that what has happened here will not happen throughout the country.

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kathy black
July 8, 2020

Will this ruling set the groundwork for future rulings in regard to State and/or Federal elected officials who are elected by the people on a campaign platform the people want and then the elected official votes contrary to the his campaign platform for which they were elected?

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Shao Ke
July 7, 2020

AG Barr is a very good Man He doing everything all right

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J
July 7, 2020

We have been praying for the protection of the Electoral College. Thank you Jesus for answered prayer.

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L
July 7, 2020

Praise God !

This will weaken large blue cities ability to tip the scale toward a socialist agenda
Back room politics be closed

HE will bring to light those things in secret
Therefore take care how you listen

Luke 8:17

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Mari
July 7, 2020

The devil is a DEFEATED foe.
No weapon formed against us will prosper.
We bind EVERY evil spirit in JESUS Name.

OUR LORD REIGNS!

Father GOD, we ask in the mighty Name of The Lord Jesus Christ, that every covert plan of the enemy would be revealed, and the hand of the wicked one be seen; and each and every one of his deceitful schemes would be brought to naught.

In your great mercy, Lord, open the eyes of those who serve wickedness to realize their terrible mistake.
In Jesus Name. Amen.

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Cheryl
July 7, 2020

So Thankful

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Denise
July 7, 2020

Lord God,

We thank You and praise You for Your Sovereign Power! Please preserve the integrity of our election process. Please speak to the hearts of every believe to vote for the platforms and candidates that are aligned with Your Truth! Please Lord, let there be no deception or distortion of votes. No games of the enemy to overturn the will of the people and of You, Oh God. Please grant us courage to stand firm on what we believe! All in Jesus Name We pray! Amen

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    Mary
    July 21, 2020

    In Jesus’ name and under His blood I pray in sinc with the above comments. Thank you, Jesus.

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