These people never miss an opportunity to look like an a$$hole
Mike Huckabee Says An Absence Of God In Schools Encouraged Newton School Shooting
Via Huffington Post
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (R) weighed in on the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, saying the crime was no surprise because we have “systematically removed God” from public schools.
“We ask why there is violence in our schools, but we have systematically removed God from our schools,” Huckabee said on Fox News. “Should we be so surprised that schools would become a place of carnage?”
This line of reasoning isn’t new for Huckabee.
Speaking about a mass shooting in Aurora, Colo. over the summer, the former GOP presidential candidate claimed that such violent episodes were a function of a nation suffering from the removal of religion from the public sphere.
“We don’t have a crime problem, a gun problem or even a violence problem. What we have is a sin problem,” Huckabee said on Fox News. “And since we’ve ordered God out of our schools, and communities, the military and public conversations, you know we really shouldn’t act so surprised … when all hell breaks loose.”
Save your religious grand-standing for another day Mike! People are in terrible, terrible pain and you want to talk about how to get God back in schools?!? How about talking about REAL ways that we can keep our children safer. Last time we checked, God isn’t a bulletproof vest.
Watch Huckabee talk his talk below.