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Debunked Christian Historian David Barton Denies Global Warming, Claims Weather Is God's Judgment

Debunked Christian historian David Barton recently appeared with controversial faith healer Kenneth Copeland on a "Believer's Voice of Victory" program.

According to RightWingWatch.org, this is one in a series of programs that are supposed to air next week before local elections in certain states.

The idea is that Copeland and Barton can sway voters not to vote for candidates who support legal abortion (video below).

"You open that door, floods are under the curse, tornadoes are under the curse, murderers, pedophiles, all of these things, all of that is under the curse, " warned Copeland.

"Abortion was a seed to it that has grown into a murderous, bloody crop of child death," added the televangelist. "And it doesn't stop with abortion, it goes on to, hey, all ages."

Read entire article at Opposing Views