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Ocasio-Cortez invokes Bible in response to White House on climate change
By Owen Daugherty - 01/23/19 06:23 PM EST

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y) on Wednesday responded to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders telling her to leave climate change up to a “much higher authority” by invoking the Bible.

While not quoting specific verses, the freshman lawmaker invoked scripture in defense of her impassioned pleas to address climate change.

“Genesis 1: God looked on the world & called it good not once, not twice, but seven times,” she tweeted. “Genesis 2: God commands all people to 'serve and protect' creation.”

"Leviticus: God mandates that not only the people, but the land that sustains them, shall be respected," she added.

“You shouldn’t need a Bible to tell you to protect our planet, but it does anyway," she wrote in a follow-up tweet.

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"The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. An evil soul producing holy witness Is like a villain with a smiling cheek, A goodly apple rotten at the heart."

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Oh, so if we're quoting Leviticus now...
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A Marxist quoting the bible. She's like a serial killer quoting Miss Manners etiquette guide.
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God didn't call upon us to SERVE and protect creation.

He called upon us to SERVE HIM.
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Like I said in another post, watch her become bitter and lash out when she runs into real opposition to her ideas. Right now she’s been coddled a little bit. But that’s not gonna last forever
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