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Juniata County native Dave Eby is not pleased with the general direction of the country.
"I'm a Christian, so I look at the world from Christian views. From what I see happening in the White House and throughout this country, there is an anti-Christian movement," said Eby, who has worked for more than 30 years at the Naval Support Activity facility in Mechanicsburg.
Juniata County native Dave Eby.
"I certainly don't believe Christianity is dead. It is growing as well. However, it's just the whole nature of how things are going, especially with the president's recent announcement of supporting gay marriages," Eby said.
"That's a problem (for me)," the McAlisterville resident said.
"From all indications, the crime rate, abortion rate, teen pregnancy, anything you want to look at where morals are concerned, there is a definite problem," Eby said.
President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage flies in the face of what Eby believes is right.
"It totally goes against God's principles and against what I think this country's principles should be," Eby said.
As far as he is concerned, any replacement for Obama in November "will probably be a step in the right direction. Of course that depends on who gets the Republican ticket," Eby said.
Eby said he can support Mitt Romney, a devoted Mormon.
"It will be a little bit of an issue," Eby said, referring to Romney's religious beliefs.
"However, I think he would be better than what we have now," he said. "It certainly looks like he is going to be the Republican nomination unless something really radically changes."