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Chris Christie: “I’ve used birth control”

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 08/04/15

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From Philly.com, the governor of New Jersey seems intent on giving Donald Trump a run for his money when it comes to speaking his mind about, well, everything:

Gov. Christie on Tuesday reflected on his Catholic faith and told diners at a New Hampshire restaurant that he had used birth control, against the teaching of his church. While saying he “absolutely” believes in God, the New Jersey governor suggested religion leaves room for different interpretations of the Bible. “We should all acquit ourselves in a way that we believe is consistent with the teachings that we follow if we follow certain teachings from a religious perspective,” Christie said. He added, “For instance, I’m a Catholic. But I’ve used birth control – and not just the rhythm method, OK. “So, you know, my church has a teaching against birth control. Does that make me an awful Catholic, because I believed and practiced that function during part of my life? I don’t think so.”

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