Kari Lake goes all the way off the unhinged deep end

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Deranged conspiracy theorist Kari Lake is getting justly slammed for recent comments she made at a campaign rally as she desperately tries to become the next Arizona senator. Warning of an “intense” election season, Lake suggested, “We are going to put on the armor of God. And maybe strap on a Glock on the side of us just in case.”

Senator Mark Kelly lambasted Lake this weekend for her latest “dangerous” craziness. In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Kelly told Kristen Welker that Lake is spewing rhetoric that “could result in people getting hurt or killed.” Reflecting on the 2011 shooting that left his wife, former Rep. Gabby Giffords, injured, Kelly added that Senate candidates “need to be careful” with the words they use.

Kelly is not alone in his condemnation of Lake’s hateful, pseudo-religious call-to-arms. Faithful America, a Christian organization committed to social justice, points out that Lake’s interpretation of the biblical “armor of God” to justify armed readiness is not only dangerous but inaccurate. This reference to Ephesians 6 is really “meant to symbolize readiness to spread the message of peace and salvation,” the group explained.

Having already named Lake as a top Christian-nationalist False Prophet in 2022 during her failed gubernatorial campaign, Faithful America has now published a petition calling on her to stop using religious imagery to endorse political violence, calling it “an enormous distortion of our faith.” As of this writing, the petition is closing in on its updated goal of 15,000 signatures since launching on May 2. Check out “Tell Kari Lake: Stop Twisting Scripture to Provoke Political Violence” here.

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