“Then why are you allowed to vote?”: Lauren Boebert Sparks Outrage Over Views on Constitution and Church-State Relations

Famous gun-loving grandma Lauren Boebert at 36, seems to enjoy sending Twitter into meltdown.

Boebert, of Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, tweeted a picture of Drew Barrymore, which confused many, but not as much as her previous tweet, which said, “The U.S. Constitution was not written as a suggestion.”

Two years ago, a former gun-themed restaurant owner tweeted, “Protecting and defending the Constitution doesn’t mean trying to rewrite the parts you don’t like.”

In February, she infamously said, “The Second Amendment is absolute, and it’s here to stay. A recent report states that Americans own 46 percent of the world’s guns. I think we need to get our numbers up, boys and girls.”

Boebert Complained About Church and State

During a Sunday service, Boebert said, “The church is supposed to direct the government. The government is not supposed to direct the church. That is not how our Founding Fathers intended it.”

She continued:

“I’m tired of this separation of church and state junk that’s not in the Constitution. It was in a stinking letter, and it means nothing like what they say it does.”

It is hard to understand which church is “the church” for Boebert, but the main issue would be respecting the First Amendment.

It clearly states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Constitution Is Not Set In Stone

The U.S. Constitution was modified 27 times. This amused Twitter users, as one person said, “You understand what amendments are? Besides, you don’t abide by the Constitution.”

Another shared, “If that’s the case, resign immediately.” The same person attached a document from the Constitution. It says a person cannot be in office if they rebel against it.

The 14th Amendment

More people echoed this tweet, with one saying, “Sweet. Now read the 14th.”

Another shared, “Finally, you read it. Now honor the Fourteenth Amendment and resign immediately. 147 Republicans must be expelled or resign for their role in Trump’s insurrection.”

One of the most retweeted comments read, “Then why are you allowed to vote? It’s almost like it can be amended or something…but sure…it was a good try…”

And this person explained to her the winning tweet, “You want to go back to what the founding fathers originally wrote? Ok, you belong barefoot and pregnant in a kitchen taking care of your husband’s home. You’re no longer allowed to hold any position in Congress. You can not vote and are no longer allowed to have a bank account.”

Others Wanted To Talk More About Her Life

One Twitter user said, “Neither was ‘don’t expose yourself to minors in public’ or ‘don’t impregnate your fifteen-year-old girlfriend,’ yet here we are.”

Another shared, “It doesn’t start with or end with the Second Amendment.”

Someone asked, “So why are you wilfully ignoring every other amendment except the 2nd?”

Boebert continued by talking about liberal women and did not disappoint.

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