A Republican candidate seeking the party’s nomination to run for governor in Georgia held an event with a ‘Jesus Guns Babies’ sign on her bus as she insisted the state is a Christian theocracy.
“We’re going to do a political rally and we’re going to honor Jesus,” Kandiss Taylor said on Sunday, then dismissed any notion of separation of church and state.
“We are the church,” she says. “We run this state.”
She launched into a confusing explanation that the church, as a business, cannot control the government “financially,” but the people in the church actually control the government.
“We are the church, and if it’s of the people, by and for the people, the church runs the state of Georgia,” she said. “It’s our state. We decide what happens.
Taylor ranks third in the Republican gubernatorial primary, with about 6 percent, well behind incumbent Governor Brian Kemp, whose biggest challenger is former Sen. David Perdue.
Twitter users called out Taylor for her push for theocracy…and in particular her confusing “Jesus Guns Babies” sign: