Klingenschmitt won’t apologize for calling baby’s death an ‘act of God’

FOX31 Denver

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DENVER — Facing rising outrage from both Democrats and his fellow Republicans, Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt refused to apologize Thursday for his comments on his evangelical YouTube program attributing the heinous death of an unborn child, cut out of a pregnant woman’s stomach, to an act of God.

“I believe the Bible and I quoted the Bible and I applied it to current events,” Klingenschmitt said Thursday afternoon during an interview with FOX31 Denver. “If other people are offended by the Bible, that’s okay, they don’t have to agree with me or come to my church or watch my TV show. It’s a free country.”

Klingenschmitt’s preaching on his ‘Pray In Jesus’ Name’ show first caught the attention of political observers after he emerged from a Republican primary last fall to represent a safe GOP seat from El Paso County, as Democrats salivated over the prospects of a…

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