Voter Responsibility: Pray and Act
Click here to view a video on the importance of Christians voting.
Click here to download this video.
Why it's a Christian's Duty to Vote
Click here to view a 3 minute video on the right and duty of American citizens to vote in every election.
Register to Vote
Are you registered to vote? If you're not, click here to register and make your voice heard this year.
The pro-family organizations listed below provide voters resources for most states. Click on the organizations’ links to get more information.
Know the Candidates and Issues
Click here to track Federal legislation and find out how your Congressman and Senators are voting.
Sites like Vote Your Faith, On The Issues, and iVoteValues provide a wealth of non-partisan information on voting and candidates (including biographies, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and interest group ratings). Another way to access voter information for your state is to use a search engine (i.e., google, bing, or yahoo) and type in "voter guide" or "voter information" along with key words like "pro-family" or "Christian" and the name of your state.
For instructions on viewing candidates interest group ratings, commonly called "Scorecards," click here.
Resources for Pastors & Churches
Project 75 is a non-partisan group that encourages pastors to get 75% of their congregation to vote. This website includes a video and voter tools.
This letter from the IRS lists activities that are and are not permissible for 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.
Liberty Counsel provides this very useful chart and article regarding what pastors and churches can do politically. They also provide links to non-partisan voters guides.
Liberty Legal Institute has provided this guidance; and the ACLJ has posted this information and this memorandum for 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.
This bill previously introduced in the U.S. Congress would restore the free speech rights of 501(c)(3) incorporated churches.
A Christian Voter Intimidation Letter from Americans United for Separation of Church and State is an example of efforts to intimidate Christians and churches from being involved in the election process. This article examines a letter sent to pastors and churches in 2006, which attempts to intimidate them. WallBuilders takes this letter and crosses out the factually incorrect editorial comments designed to intimidate and leaves only the verified information intact.
Information and Quotes on Voting and Issues
Read a collection of the Founding Fathers' quotes on voting here.
Compare the 2012 Republican and Democratic Party Platforms on several issues: Read Comparison.
Read an article written by David Barton entitled: "American Voters and the Abortion Issue.”
WallBuilders Election Resources
The Role of Pastors & Christians in Civil Government documents the historic role people of faith played in our government; available in DVD, Audio CD, and Booklet.
Access or download a copy of The Bible, Voters, & Election 2008, and while you will have to disregard the candidate-specific segments, you can have the information about how to create a Biblical framework for candidate evaluation and voting.
***Vote! A Christian's Civic Responsibility (Flyers or Bulletin Inserts) (available in a PDF download) contain powerful quotes on the importance of voting from Noah Webster, Charles Finney, James Garfield and John Jay.
Congress, the Culture, and Christian Voting contains information often given by David Barton during presentations which address today's culture. It includes recent Christian voting statistics as well as breakdowns on votes in Congress on issues such as: traditional marriage, display of the Ten Commandments, protection of "Under God" in the pledge, death tax, etc.