Sam Clovis on Principles & Values
Clovis: Strongly Disagree.
Question topic: Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
Clovis: Strongly Agree.
Question topic: Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
Clovis: I was raised evangelical and converted to Catholicism while in college. Thus, I am a conservative Catholic with a very wide evangelical streak. I drifted away from my faith until I had a "road to Damascus" moment in 1990. I had to pick young men to go off to war and found that I could not do that without getting back on my knees to ask for strength and wisdom. I have been on a spiritual journey back ever since. I live my faith, have accepted Christ as my Savior, witness for Him and hold strongly to the Word of God. I have been endorsed by [several] Pastors--all established evangelical faith leaders in Iowa.
A: Jefferson's letter to the Danbury Baptists in 1802 stated that a wall of separation should keep government out of the church. However, there should be no prohibitions from honoring God in the public square. America is a moral and religious nation and cannot long survive without strong moral underpinnings. That morality comes from the heritage of religion in this nation.
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