Florida pastor, who's terrible at math, claims defunding Planned Parenthood would fix national debt
By Colin Wolf
on Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 2:04 PM
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Dr. Craig Conner, a senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Panama City and a man who desperately needs a calculator, claimed during his Sunday sermon, August 9, that defunding Planned Parenthood would fix our nation's national debt "immediately."
According to Raw Story, Conner stated he would rather stop paying his taxes and go to jail if the federal government continued to spend $540 million a year on Planned Parenthood, which is only a fraction of the $18 trillion our country currently owes in outstanding public debt.
"It must go because Planned Parenthood is to children what ISIS is to Christians,” said Conner. “It’s an extreme threat.”
"You want to talk about reducing the national debt?” Conner continued. “We could reduce it overnight if they would defund this evil organization and put it on the national debt. Man, we could get out of debt immediately.”
Conner did not elaborate any further on how this math works, but you can watch most of the sermon for yourself below.