Franklin Graham urges Iowa Christians to vote

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 5, 2016 at 2:11 p.m.



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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Rev. Franklin Graham has urged hundreds of Christians at a prayer rally outside Iowa's Capitol building to vote and run for office.

Less than a month before Iowans begin the presidential nomination process, Graham said his hope is in God rather than political parties. But he urged Iowans to vote, whenever possible, for Christians "who are willing to stand and believe and follow biblical principles."

The son of evangelist Billy Graham led prayers asking God to forgive America for abortions, same-sex marriage and immoral entertainment.

He warned that Americans could lose their liberties if Christians don't make their voices heard this election year.

Franklin Graham has said he plans to hold similar rallies in all 50 states in 2016.

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