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Republican Senate candidate Paul Broun vows to vote only for ‘biblical’ bills

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Voters in Georgia should send Rep. Paul Broun to the U.S. Senate because he will only vote in favor of legislation that is based on Christian values, the Republican candidate said Saturday.

During a GOP primary debate in Gainesville hosted by the Hall County Republican Party, Broun outlined why he was the best candidate to replace retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

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“I am a proven conservative, consistent constitutionalist,” he said. “There are four C’s that describe who I am and what drives me: Consistent, conservative, constitutionalist, Christian.”

Broun explained that he judged legislation based on four factors. Firstly, he won’t vote for legislation that is unconstitutional.

“The second, does it fit the Judeo-Christian biblical principles our country was founded upon?” he continued.

Broun also promised to vote against legislation that the country didn’t need and couldn’t afford.

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