This is the same Katherine Harris who as Florida Secretary of State is compared to Ken Blackwell, Ohio’s Secretary of State in delivering presidential elections. Perhaps Blackwell can learn from Harris the meaning of “transparency,” a concept that Blackwell has difficulty in understanding in reference to income taxes. She made her opinion as clear as clear can be.
As reported in the Orlando Sentinal by Jim Stratton U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris said this week that the separation of church and state is “a lie,” that God did not intend for the United States to be a “nation of secular laws” and that a failure to elect Christians to political office will allow lawmaking bodies to “legislate sin.”
She warned that if voters do not send Christians to office, they risk creating a government that is doomed to fail.
“If you are not electing Christians, tried and true, under public scrutiny and pressure, if you’re not electing Christians, then in essence you are going to legislate sin,” she told interviewers, citing abortion and gay marriage as two examples of that sin.
Doing so, she said, “will take western civilization, indeed other nations because people look to our country as one nation as under God and whenever we legislate sin and we say abortion is permissible and we say gay unions are permissible, then average citizens who are not Christians, because they don’t know better, we are leading them astray and it’s wrong…”