Republican Defends Abortion Bill, Says Rape, Incest ‘The Will Of God’

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The Republican was asked, “Is rape the will of God? “Is incest the will of God” to which he replied, “The Lord uses all circumstances... it’s a reality unfortunately.”

Oklahoma Republican George Faught soared to new heights (of contempt and depravity) to defend his anti-abortion bill by dragging the Bible, rape and incest into the mix — and by stating rape and incest were the “will of God.”

The Oklahoma House met earlier this week to discuss the final version of the controversial House Bill 1549, which would prevent anyone seeking an abortion in case of a genetic disorder.

The bill in question would ban doctors from performing abortions and if someone does so, he or she could face fines up to $100,000 — even if the fetus was conceived through rape or incest.

The debate went on for more than an hour with Republicans offering Biblical advice about why the procedure was wrong.

“Abortion offends God, plain and simple,” Rep. John Bennett said on the House floor.

But the discussion turned particularly fiery when Democrat Rep. Cory Williams (D-OK) asked Rep. George Faught (who authored the bill) if “rape is the will of God.”

“Well, you know, if you read the Bible, there’s actually a couple circumstances where that happened. The Lord uses all circumstances. I mean, you can go down that path, but it’s a reality unfortunately,” Faught replied with this utterly insensitive remark.

“Is incest the will of God?” Williams asked.

“Same answer. Doesn’t deal with this bill,” the Republican said, doubling down on his stance.

“This body wants to know — and myself personally — whether you believe rape and incest are actually the will of God,” Williams questioned.

“It’s a great question to ask,” said Faught. “And, obviously if it happens in someone’s life, it may not be the best thing that ever happened, but — so you’re saying that God is not sovereign with every activity that happens in someone’s life and can’t use anything and everything in someone’s life and I disagree with that.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surprisingly, the bill passed with 67 votes. More than a dozen members did not vote on the bill. It now goes to the state Senate.

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