Lawmaker refuses to don face masks because they cover ’the image of God’

Lawmaker refuses to don face masks because they cover ’the image of God’

Republican Ohio State Rep. Vitale said on Monday that he would not wear a face mask because covering the face would hide the image of God. ’We are all created in the image and likeness of God. That image is seen the most by our face. I will not wear a mask’, Vitale wrote in a Facebook post. Vitale said that his research into face mask usage suggests that wearing a mask does more harm than good.

pennydreadful
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Argaveus
Argaveus 4 weeks

If you're not sick then you don't really need a mask. The mask is to keep you from coughing your germs up on other people. But, as a Christian I don't like that he had to go and bring religion into it. That has nothing to do with the matter.

Seekster
Seekster 4 weeks

I am a Christian and I think the lawmaker is being ridiculous.

Bennington
Bennington 4 weeks

Well someone has a very high opinion of themselves

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 4 weeks

Does she wear cosmetics, plucks her brows, uses lipstick?

porcus
porcus 4 weeks

Sounds like he is retarded. He has the right to wear or not wear the mask for whatever reason he chooses, but that there is a seriously stoopid reason that is inconsistent with every other reason that he or others would cover the face - winter masks, surgery masks, firefighters wearing face shields, etc.

michael
michael 4 weeks

if you believe in a literal god that looked like modern humans and shaped us out of clay then your "research" is highly suspect. our founding fathers were deistic, they saw idolatry like this as harmful to the state. we need to get rid of these regressive fundamentalists who will overrule the religious rights of others. "cover the image of God" is exactly as stupid as "I'm covered in Jesus blood so I can't get sick".

Chris Cahill
Chris Cahill 4 weeks

See there are crazies on both sides. I’m all for not wearing masks I hate them but I just find them uncomfortable. I don’t go the religious route. The crazy Christian is one of the reason the republicans failed on the National stage to begin with. Not saying you can’t have a religion but there has to be a balance.

Tom
Tom 4 weeks

God ,in "his" image expects reasonably intelligent decision Making, wouldn't you think.

james
james 4 weeks

what a moron

One Watchable
One Watchable 4 weeks

Lol. "god". Grow up and stop playing with your imaginary friend. Alternatively - why does your jew false-god not stop this pandemic? Better yet - why does it not, instead, not create evil in the first place? Before anyone tries BSing otherwise - whichever versions of "the" bible you choose to waste money, time, energy, effort, etc., on, it admits "god" creates evil. Any other scriptures are irrelevant; "god" admits it creates evil. ExposingChristianity DOTCOM

shawn
shawn 4 weeks

In my opinion, this person who thinks that covering his face with a mask is covering the image of god. Is quite a smart person. What is this person going to do if he catches the carona virus and spread it to his loved ones and one of them die? is he going to say god will save them?

Tag
Tag 4 weeks

He doesn't need to worry. His imaginary friend will protect him

Jon
Jon 4 weeks

What a complete idiot and not at all suprising from the brain dead Republicans.

T.N. Morgan
T.N. Morgan 4 weeks

Don't wear any clothes either, then.

Jack
Jack 4 weeks

“We are all..” and that is the end of any formation of logic.

Gordon
Gordon 4 weeks

Why bother doing any "research" when you have your "image of god" argument? Sounds like you just refuse to wear a mask. And what about surgeons? Should they argue the same?

riheg
riheg 4 weeks

Yup now we recognize the GOP again.

Ollie
Ollie 4 weeks

I feel the same way about underpants

Dave
Dave 4 weeks

Everyone looks like God? Wow He must be a weird looking mofo.

Jenifer
Jenifer 4 weeks

Oh brother. Ridiculous.

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