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July 20, 2012 by ScienceBlogs

Here’s Texas Republican representative Louie Gohmert explaining the cause of the killings at that Colorado movie theater:

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Friday that the shootings that took place in an Aurora, Colo. movie theater hours earlier were a result of “ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs” and questioned why nobody else in the theater had a gun to take down the shooter.

During a radio interview on The Heritage Foundation’s “Istook Live!” show, Gohmert was asked why he believes such senseless acts of violence take place. Gohmert responded by talking about the weakening of Christian values in the country.

“You know what really gets me, as a Christian, is to see the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs, and then some senseless crazy act of a derelict takes place,” Gohmert said.

Charming fellow. You can be sure that if it turns out the shooter believed he was God’s avenging angel on Earth, Gohmert won’t revise his opinion in the slightest.



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