In the Broadway show Hamilton, as Gen. George Washington gives Alexander Hamilton his military command, he encourages and cautions the ambitious Hamilton:
“I know that we can win. I know that greatness lies in you. But remember from here on in, history has its eyes on you.”
Joe Biden's Vice Presidential pick, Sen. Kamala Harris, would be wise to remember this stanza — not with visions of grandeur or ego-puffing pride, but in humility-inducing reflection about her responsibility to the people of this land, the patriots that have gone before and the principles that make our united history all possible.
Joe Biden called Kamala Harris a “fearless fighter for the little guy” and “one of the country’s finest public servants” when he announced her as his pick for vice president Tuesday.
Many Christian leaders and social conservatives, though, say Harris’ record on social conservative issues represents the left-wing of the Democratic Party.
“Kamala Harris is the poster child for the extreme pro-abortion position of the Democratic Party,” National Right to Life said in a statement.
R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said Harris consistently has chosen “the sexual revolution over religious liberty.”
Lila Rose, a Catholic and the president of Live Action, said Harris “prosecuted pro-life journalists when they dared investigate” Planned Parenthood’s “selling of baby parts.”
“She supports killing babies up until birth,” Rose tweeted.
Here are four reasons the selection of Harris by Biden troubles Christian and social conservative leaders:
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