A Republican candidate looking for the party’s nomination for governor in Georgia held an event with a “Jesus Guns Babies” sign on her bus as she insisted that the state is a Christian theocracy.
“We’re gonna do a political rally and we’re gonna honor Jesus,” Kandiss Taylor said on Sunday, then dismissed any notion of separation of church and state.
“We’re the church,” she said. “We run this state.”
She launched right into a confusing explanation about how the church, as a business, can’t control the federal government “monetarily,” but that the church’s people do in reality control the federal government.
“We’re the church, and if it’s of, by and for the people, the church runs the state of Georgia,” Taylor said. “That is our state. We resolve what happens.”
Taylor is polling a distant third on this week’s Republican gubernatorial primary, with about 6% ― well behind incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp, whose biggest challenger is former Sen. David Perdue.
Twitter users called out Taylor for her push toward theocracy — and specifically her puzzling “Jesus Guns Babies” sign: