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Constitutional Republic vs. Democracy: Winning Back America for Christ

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Constitutional Republic is a state in which the head of state and other officials are representatives of the people. They must govern to existing constitution.In a constitutional republic, executive, legislative, and judicial powers can be separated into distinct branches.That a constitution exists that limits the government's power makes the state constitutional. That the head(s) of state and other officials are chosen by election, rather than inheriting their positions, makes the state a republic. The USA is a Constitutional Republic. The Bill of Rights limit the government's power in judicial and other proceedings, and reserve some powers to the states and the public. While originally the amendments applied only to the federal government, most of their provisions have since been extended to the states by way of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Democracy (a word from the Greek language, demokratia meaning rule by the people) is a kind of government. A democracy is a system where people are able to decide how their country or community should be run.The most common type of democracy is representative democracy, where people elect their leaders (normally by holding an election) who decide the laws.  Elections are usually held every few years. When they happen, whoever gets the most votes will end up with the most power, until the next election.An important part of representative democracy is political parties. Politicians belong to a political party, an organisation of politicians with similar ideas on what to do. Therefore, in elections, people do not just vote for a single person, but for political parties. A pure Democracy is nothing more than mob rule with no provisions for the rights of the individual.

..to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all