Recently, Rep. Katherine Harris of Florida told the Florida Baptist Witness, a religious journal, that she believes:
“If you’re not electing Christians then, in essence you are going to legislate sin.”
Rep. Harris continued on to say that the separation of church and state is “a lie.”
Townhall columnist Carol Platt Liebau countered Rep. Harris’s statements, arguing:
By insisting that “sin” will be the essential byproduct of the work of non-Christian legislators, Harris falls into the worst kind of religious bigotry–and conveniently overlooks the unorthodox positions on social issues assumed by Christians like Teddy Kennedy and Mario Cuomo.
Read the entire article here.