More than 20,000 Americans sent a letter to every member in Congress asking them to take a stand for Christian values.  My Faith Votes, a non-partisan Christian organization, hand-delivered the open letter to Congress this week after it was signed by Christians across the nation. Christian leaders like Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Dr. Alveda King and J.D. Greear are the among the thousands who signed it.

The letter calls on Congress to stand by four basic principles: Religious freedom, the sanctity of human life, the protection of the family and marriage, and compassion for the least of those in our society.”The letter states that religious liberty is “our first freedom,” and is “more than a freedom to worship or attend a worship service. It covers the right to live out faith with a clear conscience in the public square.” READ MORE