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“A Christian group calling themselves the Circle of Protection recently met with President Obama, saying that they spoke for ‘Christians’ and urging him to ‘protect programs for the poor’ from budget cuts,” writes Jordan Sekulow for the Washington Post‘s On Faith section:

An analysis of the group’s Web site shows that they “claim that biblical mandates preclude limits to federal programs for low-income people.”

Claims by this group, which includes the politically liberally president of Sojourners, Jim Wallis, among others, do not represent all Christians. Nor do I believe that they accurately represent the tenets of Scripture on this topic. That is why I have joined a number of prominent Christian scholars and leaders in signing a letter from Christians for a Sustainable Economy (CASE) to President Obama explaining the moral failure of continuing to spend the American people into further debt.

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