Republican Senator Emmett Hanger is facing a tough re-election bid.
And as he tries to fend off a conservative challenger, Hanger has resorted to outright lies on his campaign material.
But Hanger’s campaign should have seen the backlash coming a mile away.
In an act of sheer manipulation the likes of which has rarely been seen – even for a politician – Senator Emmett Hanger has been caught blatantly lying on his campaign literature in the lead up to the June 11th Republican primary for the 24th Senate District, which he has represented since 1996.
Hanger is currently locked in a bitter primary race with Republican challenger Tina Frietas, wife of Culpeper Delegate Nick Freitas.
Freitas launched her bid against Hanger after he capped off what conservative activists decry as the most liberal term in office of any Republican state legislator in the Commonwealth.
After getting re-elected in 2015, Hanger has repeatedly voted to kill Constitutional Carry, voted to ram through Obamacare expansion in Virginia, and then sided with every Democrat in the state legislature to send millions of taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood.
But based on his campaign literature, Hanger is trying to convince his constituents that he’s done none of these things.
New Virginia Press obtained a copy of Hanger’s most recent campaign literature, and the facts are unavoidable for Hanger.
Hanger claims to be a “100% Defender of the Innocent Unborn”, and yet he was the only Republican in the Virginia Senate to vote against the Hyde Amendment in the 2018 budget, which would have blocked any taxpayer funding from being used to pay for abortions.
Hanger led the charge to kill the Hyde Amendment in the Senate, a fact which Freitas’ campaign confirmed when video of him standing up on the floor of the Senate arguing three separate times against it was published online.
And yet, Hanger claims that any criticisms of his record on the issue of abortion is simply “misinformation”. This is another lie. Hanger had the opportunity to vote with every other Republican in the Senate to oppose taxpayer dollars for abortions, and he chose to vote with pro-abortion Democrats instead.
The fact is that Emmett Hanger voted for taxpayer funding for abortion clinics like Planned Parenthood, and this is verifiable information that any Virginian can easily find online.
Even worse, Hanger adds to this lie with another one, that’s he’s a “100% Defender of the 2nd Amendment”. This is such a blatant lie that even Hanger’s campaign must have hesitated to slap it on their campaign literature.
Emmett Hanger had the lowest score by the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) of any Republican Senator in 2018, with an abysmal 71% rating. In previous years, that record has been even worse, with Hanger being given a 67% in 2014.
Hanger has repeatedly been the only Republican in the entire Virginia Senate to vote against Constitutional Carry, having done so for several years in a row.
In 2016, Hanger was the lone Republican and the ultimate deciding vote against passing Constitutional Carry in Virginia. He did the same thing earlier this year when he again was the only Republican to vote against Constitutional Carry.
Hanger’s record on the 2nd Amendment is rocky at best, and outright hostile at worst. That he claims to be a “100% Defender of the 2nd Amendment” is one of the most brazen lies in modern Virginia political history.
For the third line in a row, Hanger also claims to be “keeping taxes low and creating jobs”.
Once again, Hanger’s campaign is overlooking his long-standing record of voting for some of the largest tax increases in the 400-year history of the Virginia legislature.
In 2004, Hanger voted for an over 1.4 billion dollar tax increase championed by Democratic Governor Mark Warner. In 2006, Hanger voted for a 1 billion dollar tax increase proposed by Democratic Governor Tim Kaine. In 2008, Hanger voted to raise the Fuel Tax in Virginia, and in 2018 Hanger voted for a new 600 million dollar tax on healthcare, pushing through a state budget that increased spending by 11%.
The latest tax hike Hanger voted for just last year was one of the largest spending increases in Virginia’s history.
Hanger has one of the most extensive tax-hiking records of any Republican in the entire Virginia Senate. If his campaign is claiming to be “keeping taxes low” for Virginians, then Hanger has utterly failed at this campaign pledge, having voted with multiple Democratic Governors to raise billions upon billions of dollars in taxes.
Each of these points have been key issues of contention for Hanger’s primary challenger, Tina Freitas, who has routinely cited his record of voting with Democrats on key issues from taxes to the second amendment to abortion as the reason she decided to primary him this year.
The two face off on June 11th in what is expected to be one of the most hotly contested primary elections of this election cycle.
We will keep you up to date with any new developments in this primary race.
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In December of 2017, Donald Trump made history by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Why is this big news? Because by this the Jewish people of Israel are now able to press forward in bringing about the Third Temple prophesied in the Bible.
Jewish Rabbis have publicly announced that their Messiah will be revealed in the coming years who will be a leader and spiritual guide to all nations, gathering all religions under the worship of one God.
Biblical prophecy tells us that this Jewish Messiah who will take the stage will be the antichrist “who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God” (2 Thessalonians 2:4). For a time he will bring about a false peace, but “Therefore when you see the ‘abomination of desolation,’ spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (Matthew 24:15)…then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the world until this time, no, nor ever shall be” (Matthew 24:21).
More importantly, the power that runs the world wants to put a RFID microchip in our body making us total slaves to them. This chip matches perfectly with the Mark of the Beast in the Bible, more specifically in Revelation 13:16-18:
“He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666.”
Referring to the last days, this could only be speaking of a cashless society, which we have yet to see, but are heading towards. Otherwise, we could still buy or sell without the mark amongst others if physical money was still currency. This Mark couldn’t be spiritual because the word references two different physical locations. If it was spiritual it would just say in the forehead. RFID microchip implant technology will be the future of a one world cashless society containing digital currency. It will be implanted in the right-hand or the forehead, and we cannot buy or sell without it. Revelation 13:11-18 tells us that a false prophet will arise on the world scene doing miracles before men, deceiving them to receive this Mark. Do not be deceived! We must grow strong in Jesus. AT ALL COSTS, DO NOT TAKE IT!
“Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation. He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name” (Revelation 14:9-11).
People have been saying the end is coming for many years, but we needed two key things. One, the Third Temple, and two, the technology for a cashless society to fulfill the prophecy of the Mark of the Beast.
Visit http://WWW.BIBLEFREEDOM.COM to see proof for these things and why the Bible truly is the word of God!
If you haven’t already, it is time to seek God with all your heart. Jesus loves you more than you could imagine. He wants to have a relationship with you and redeem you from your sins. Turn to Him and repent while there is still hope! This is forever…God bless!
“EITHER HUMAN INTELLIGENCE ULTIMATELY OWES ITS ORIGIN TO MINDLESS MATTER OR THERE IS A CREATOR…” – JOHN LENNOX
We all know God exists. Why? Because without Him, we couldn’t prove anything at all. Do we live our lives as if we cannot know anything? No. So why is God necessary? In order to know anything for certain, you would have to know everything, or have revelation from somebody who does. Who is capable of knowing everything? God. So to know anything, you would have to be God, or know God.
A worldview without God cannot account for the uniformity and intelligibility of nature. And why is it that we can even reason that God is the best explanation for this if there is no God? We are given reason to know or reject God, but never to know that He does not exist.
It has been calculated by Roger Penrose that the odds of the initial conditions for the big bang to produce the universe that we see to be a number so big, that we could put a zero on every particle in the universe, and even that would not be enough to use every zero. What are the odds that God created the universe? Odds are no such thing. Who of you would gamble your life on one coin flip?
Is there evidence that the Bible is the truth? Yes. Did you know that the creation accounts listed in the book of Genesis are not only all correct, but are also in the correct chronological order? That the Bible doesn’t say the Earth was formed in six 24-hour days but rather six long but finite periods of time? That the Bible makes 10 times more creation claims than all major “holy” books combined with no contradictions, while these other books have errors in them? The Bible stood alone by concurring with the big bang saying, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” (Genesis 1:1); and says our universe is expanding, thousands of years before scientists discovered these things. Watch a potential life-changing video on the front page of http://WWW.BIBLEFREEDOM.COM with Astronomer(PhD) Hugh Ross explaining all these facts based on published scientific data. He has authored many books, backed even by atheist scientists.
Jesus fulfilled more than 300 Messianic prophecies concerning His birth place, details of His life, His mission, His nature, His death, and His resurrection. He came to pay a debt that we could not, to be our legal justifier to reconcile us back to a Holy God; only if we are willing to receive Him: “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6:23).
God so loved the world that He gave us His only begotten son, so that whoever believes in Him, through faith, shall not perish, but have everlasting life. Jesus says if we wish to enter into life to keep the commands! The two greatest commands are to love God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind; and your neighbor as yourself. All the law hang on these commands. We must be born of and lead by the Holy Spirit, to be called children of God, to inherit the kingdom. If we are willing to humble ourselves in prayer to Jesus, to confess and forsake our sins, He is willing to give the Holy Spirit to those who keep asking of Him; giving us a new heart, leading us into all truth!
Jesus came to free us from the bondage of sin. The everlasting fire was prepared for the devil and his angels due to disobedience to God’s law. If we do the same, what makes us any different than the devil? Jesus says unless we repent, we shall perish. We must walk in the Spirit, producing fruits of love and forgiveness, so we may not fulfill the lusts of the flesh being hatred, fornication, drunkenness and the like. Whoever practices such things will not inherit the kingdom (Galatians 5:16-26). If we sin, we may come before Jesus to ask for forgiveness (1 John 2:1-2). Evil thoughts are not sins, but rather temptations. It is not until these thoughts conceive and give birth by our hearts desire that they become sin (James 1:12-15). When we sin, we become in the likeness of the devil’s image, for he who sins is of the devil (1 John 3:8); but if we obey Jesus, in the image of God. For without holiness, we shall not see the Lord (Hebrews 12:14).
The oldest religion in the world is holiness (James 1:27). What religion did Adam and Eve follow before the fall? Jesus, Who became the last Adam, what religion does He follow? Is He not holy? He never told us to follow any religion or denomination but to deny ourselves, take up our cross daily, and follow Him (Luke 9:23). There are many false doctrines being taught leading people astray. This is why we need the Holy Spirit for discernment. Unlike religion, holiness cannot be created. It is given to us from above by the baptism of the Spirit. Jesus is more than a religion; He is about having a personal relationship with the Father. Start by reading the Gospel of Matthew, to hear the words of God, to know His character and commandments. Follow and obey Jesus, for He is the way, the truth, and the life!
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