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The research team KFile at CNN discovered a clip from the podcast by Kristina Karamo, the Donald Trump-backed secretary of state candidate in Michigan.
"Abortion is really nothing new. The child sacrifice is a very satanic practice, and that's precisely what abortion is. And we need to see it as such," Karamo said in Oct. 2020 episode called "It's Solid Food."
"When people in other cultures, when they engage in child sacrifice, they didn't just sacrifice the child for the sake of bloodshed," Karamo said. "They sacrificed the child cuz they were hoping to get prosperity and that's precisely why people have abortion now. 'Because I'm not ready. I don't wanna have a baby. I don't feel like it. I don't have time. I wanna make more money. I want my freedom.' So you're sacrificing that child hoping to get something out of their death, which is your freedom, your happiness, your prosperity."
Karamo is a community college professor and a devout Christian who serves on the "Right to Life" board.
She went on to explain that hundreds of years ago, people were doing human sacrifices to their gods but really they were demons. To make matters worse, demon possession is not only real, but it's a sexually transmitted disease. According to a later episode, Karamo explained that people can have these "intimate relationships," and the demon can be released from the infected person and then be transferred into the body of the other person. It's unclear if someone can be protected from the transmission of demon possession by a condom.
"If a person has demonic possession — I know it's gonna sound really crazy to me saying that for some people, thinking like what?!" Karamo said in a Sept. 2020 podcast. "But having intimate relationships with people who are demonically possessed or oppressed — I strongly believe that a person opens themselves up to possession. Demonic possession is real."
‘Composed’ children helped one another as panicked adults fled Highland Park gunman: ‘They knew what to do’
Kristen Carlson and her family were late to the Highland Park parade on Independence Day. Once they got to the parade a mass of people started racing toward them, screaming that shots had been fired.
"I'm in my mother's house in Highland Park, in the 200 block of Highland, and I think the shooting was around in the 600 block, so it's just a few blocks away and we're sheltering in place in my mom's house," said Carlson.
"It didn't register to me that they were shots," she sobbed. "But then people started running. All these people were running at us and they were screaming that there's a shooter and to run, and then the sirens were so loud and people running, coming running at us and then we were running, and then there were some people who weren't necessarily from the immediate area and we gave them shelter in the backyard. Eventually, everyone got home. They were picked up."
She explained that she has two older kids who were helping young children reunite with families when they got lost.
"People just ran and they just left their stuff and people were running," she continued. "It was terrifying. You could see the terror on their faces. I know I helped a little boy, Andrew, I helped him get back with his family, and there was another little boy who maybe was 7 and he was by himself, and another little boy of about the same age came over to him and said what's your name? And he said, 'my name is Blake.' And that little boy said, 'Blake, run. Come with me.' The little boy's family took Blake and they ran. They were running and the mom was panicked and looking for him, she didn't know where he was and I don't know where he ended up."
Carlson said she knows the family and that they're taking care of him until he can find his family.
"It struck me that these kids were little like between 7 and 10," she explained. "They were scared. They had terrified looks on their faces but they were so composed because they've been through active shooter drills and they knew what to do. They knew what to do because of moments like now."
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‘Let’s move on and celebrate’: Trump-backed Illinois candidate offers brief thoughts and prayers after Highland Park parade shooting
The Donald Trump-endorsed candidate for Illinois governor made brief mention of the Highland Park parade shooting in a campaign video he released a short time later of the Fourth of July.
At least six people were killed and dozens hospitalized in the shooting Monday during the Independence Day parade in the Chicago suburb, and gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey offered a brief acknowledgement in his holiday message.
"Twenty minutes away from here in Highland Park there was a shooting," Bailey said, surrounded by sign-wielding supporters. "There were several people that we know have been shot, that's all we can hope, and we're just going to take a moment and pray for the families and just pray for the law enforcement and even the organizers of this parade. They've done an amazing job. There's a lot of confusion, frustration that the parade's being canceled. They did the right thing because people's safety has got to come first."
"The shooter is still at large, so let's pray for justice to prevail," Bailey addd, "and now let's move on and celebrate the independence of this nation. We know the mission, we have got to get corruption and evil out of our government, and we have got to elect men and women of honor and of courage to get this country and this state back on track."
He then closed with a prayer on behalf of the families affected by the shooting and law enforcement.
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