Resolution against satanic influence defeated by Utah Co. GOP

Resolution against satanic influence defeated by Utah Co. GOP

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Republicans in Utah are saying "no" to a resolution against Satan's influence.

The Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune report the resolution, titled "Resolution opposing the Hate America anti-Christian Open Borders cabal," was introduced Saturday in the Utah County Republican organizing convention by Springville delegate Don Larson.

The measure quotes the New Testament on the battle between good and evil and said scriptural prophecy is being fulfilled today. It warns Satan is trying to destroy the family. It mentions groups pumping money into the Democratic Party or pushing for looser immigration laws and anti-family legislation.

The Deseret News reports the measure was introduced late in the convention Saturday after about one-third of delegates had gone home. It was defeated over fears it would do more harm than good. One delegate said the religious language would push people away from the GOP.

One delegate, however, said Republicans shouldn't be ashamed to say America is a Christian nation.

Larson also offered the resolution at the 2007 convention. It was defeated then, as well.


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