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Pennsylvania state Dems, Republicans slam prayer as ‘offensive’ is a bigot

State Rep., Stephanie Borowicz, a Republican and associate pastor and his wife, who was elected, was in the state House in November, because of the bigotry, after you called, the name of Jesus at least 13 times, just before the legislature swore in its first Muslim woman.
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Pennsylvania state Democrats denounced a Republican open as “offensive”, the decision on Monday, a vote, and the meeting with a prayer and a thank you to President trump, for the support of Israel, with some Dems reportedly “appalled” by the statements and accusations of the female members of the Islamophobia.

State Rep., Stephanie Borowicz, a Republican and associate pastor and his wife, who was elected to the state House in November, was accused of bigotry after she invoked the name of Jesus at least 13 times, just before the legislature swore in its first Muslim woman at the Capitol in Harrisburg.

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“God, forgive us Jesus, we have eyes, we have forgotten to forgive you, God, in our country, and we are asking you, us,” Borowicz added to said lost. She praised President Trump for his support of Israel.

“I claim all these things in the powerful, mighty name of Jesus, the one who bow down in the name of Jesus every knee, and every tongue confess that Jesus said you are Lord, in Jesus’ name” Borowicz.

Democrats suggested for the prayer. Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, the Muslim legislator, was sworn in on the Capitol, accusing Borowicz with your religion against you.

Movita Johnson-Harrell, then the provisional supervisor of victim and witness Services, speaking in Philadelphia, Aug. 1, 2018. (Associated Press)

“I thought that for the most part, the entire call was offensive,” she told reporters. “But Jesus as a weapon is not OK.”

“We can’t pointed out to weaponize, what with Israel and Palestine,” she continued to praise that everyone is free, according to the President.

“It was a political statement, and I think we need to very significantly, that each of the questions in this house, whether it is Christian, Muslim or Jew, and that we can use to tear these problems, each other down,” Johnson-Harrell added. “And not only that, it was during my swearing-in.”

“I thought that for the most part, the entire call was offensive … We can’t weaponize, what with Israel and Palestine.”

— Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell

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Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that he issued an apology to Johnson-Harrell.

“I was horrified. I grew up in Pennsylvania,” Wolf said. “Pennsylvania, founded by William Penn on the basis of the freedom of conscience. I have a strong sense of the spiritual. This is not a reflection of the religion I grew up with.”

The democratic leader Frank Dermody, said Borowicz speech “under the dignity of this house”, and suggested the establishment of a group to review the process.

But the Republican state representative defends her prayer Monday, saying, “I pray every day. I prayed for.”

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State Rep., Jason Dawkins, a other Muslim lawmakers, the session opened Tuesday by reading from the Koran, prompting applause in the chamber.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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