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On the November 1 NAC call, our good friend, constitutional attorney J. Christian Adams, founder and president of the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), gave us several reasons why declining to vote is not an option.

Our country is at risk. No one can sit this out.

Close elections are more common than we might think. Christian cited a new PILF study of 570 elections that ended in a tie or were decided by fewer than 30 votes.

He addressed the false notion that because of fraud we shouldn’t bother to vote.

Vote fraud, which was rampant in 2020, is likely to be less of a problem this time around.

First, there have been far fewer “lawfare” assaults that weakened election security than we saw two years ago.

Democrats used COVID-19 as an excuse to mail out millions of unrequested ballots, install unmanned ballot collection boxes, and filed 160 lawsuits to weaken safeguards like voter ID and absentee ballot signature requirements.

Second, there has not been a massive infusion of private money into election offices this year. In 2020, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan poured $400 million into what amounted to a Democrat get-out-the-vote operation in key states. Since then, some jurisdictions, including the state of Pennsylvania, have banned the use of private money by election officials.

Third, citizen groups across the nation have enlisted poll workers who can keep an eye on things. This happened to good result in Virginia in 2021, and it has gone national. While poll watching can help, it’s better to actually work the polls as an official.

Above all, we need to pray that God will bless our efforts to save this country.

Please join us next week on November 15 for an important and stimulating discussion about where we go from here.

May God bless this election and God bless America.


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