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CHURCH Group in Congress Rejects Christian Principles in H.R. 4300

The following are cosponsors of H.R. 3477, the Congressional Hope for Uniform Recognition of Christian Heritage Act (the CHURCH Act for short):

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX, District 1) — principal sponsor
Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL, District 4)
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN, District 6)
Rep. John Boozman (R-AR, District 3)
Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA, District 10)
Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN, District 5)
Rep. Michael Conaway (R-TX, District 11)
Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA, District 4)
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ, District 2)
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH, District 4)
Rep. Steve King (R-IA, District 5)
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO, District 5)
Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-IL, District 16)
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL, District 1)
Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN, District 6)

The following are passages in the Christian Bible that condemn usury, the practice of lending money at high levels of interest:

Leviticus 25
Ezekiel 18
Exodus 22
Deuteronomy 23
Matthew 21

The following are supporters of the CHURCH Act that have also declared their support for H.R. 4300, a bill to outlaw credit card annual interest rates of more than 16%:

It’s an empty list.

1 comment to CHURCH Group in Congress Rejects Christian Principles in H.R. 4300

  • Tom

    The empty list is not just unsurprising – it’s expected. This is one of the oldest scams going – the faux religious who use the bible to collect money. That’s how televangelists and megachurches operate – big productions, big budgets on big donations, which in turn lead to big power in the government. Too bad all us regular citizens don’t have any representation in the corrupt government. Even worse is that we allow the charade to go on and on.

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