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Candace Cameron-Bure Reminds U.S. Citizens They are 'Blessed' Because 'We Have the Ability to Love God Here'

( [email protected] ) Jun 30, 2016 10:11 AM EDT
Ahead of Independence Day, "Fuller House" star Candace Cameron Bure urged Americans to remember that they are blessed to live in the United States as they have the ability to freely love God without government reprisal.
Candace Cameron Bure is known for her role as D.J. Tanner on Full House, which she reprised as D.J. Tanner-Fuller on Fuller House. Getty Images

Ahead of Independence Day, "Fuller House" star Candace Cameron Bure urged United States citizens to remember that they are blessed to live in this country,  as they have the ability to freely love God without government reprisal.

"We all have a vote," the Christian actress and "The View" co-host told FOX411. "I think that is why this country is so great because we all do have a voice here, and we have the chance for opportunity here. We have the ability to love God here. I don't ever want to see that taken away from us. We have freedom here that is what makes America so great and that we have people that are willing to fight for that freedom on a daily basis."

Bure said that she feels blessed to live in the United States and revealed that her husband of 20 years, former NHL hockey star Valeri Bure, became a citizen of the US because he, too, believes it is a "wonderful country."

"I am so proud to be an American. I got lucky. My parents were born here, and I was born here and that's really the luck of the draw, right? We can't say where we are going to be born. But at the same time, my husband is an immigrant. He is Russian, and he came here and became an American because it is such a wonderful country. There is no other country I would want to be a citizen of."

The mom of three told the outlet that for her family, celebrating the Fourth of July is a beloved tradition: "We usually barbeque at home," she said. "We have friends and family come over. Usually our house is the destination house for Fourth of July because we live at the beach and we are on a hill and we get a view of all the fireworks."

Earlier, Bure, who is currently prepping for "Fuller House" season two, a Netflix spinoff of the 80's sitcom, referred to the current election year as "crazy" and "wild" and said she still hasn't made up her mind about who to vote for. In the past, she has expressed her disappointment in both Republican front-runner Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

"I am actually still very undecided as to what I am going to do as far as voting," she said. "I hope over time it isn't as much of a circus, and we really get into the issues, and I look forward to hearing the candidates be [the] best presidential self they can be. I think that's really going to help me determine where my vote goes."

She also said that while she identifies as a Republican, she is "disappointed" by the state of the party's presidential race.

"You know, I'm really looking at everyone this year. I really am," the "Dancing with the Stars" alum said. "I don't know who I am going to vote for at this point, I honestly don't, but I will pray about the decision."

She added that while there is clearly no "perfect candidate" on either side, she's watching everyone closely: "But for me it's about...who's going to put America back in the hands of the people and not so much the government."