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  GOP Lawmaker Says Conservatives 'Own' Christian Tradition
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AuthorEd Mazza
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News DateThursday, January 14, 2016 09:20:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionA Republican lawmaker in Virginia suggested President Barack Obama and other Democrats shouldn't cite the Bible because conservatives "own the entire tradition."

"He’s using the Christian tradition and he's trying to bring about compassion by bonking Republicans over the head with the Bible," Brat said in audio posted online by Right Wing Watch. "It’s almost a comedy routine on what compassion and love is."

Brat said Obama is "mocking his enemies in order to compel a larger federal state using the tradition of love."

He said it's time for conservatives to take back the Bible.
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