Republican House Candidate Who Said Autism Was the Result of God’s Anger Over Gay Marriage Has Won Her Primary

Susanne Atanus

Susanne Atanus

Republican House Candidate, Susanne Atanus – the Republican aged 55, told a local newspaper that God put autism and dementia on Earth as punishment for marriage equality and abortion.  Autism Daily Newscast first reported this story here.

She has just won her primary for a seat in the House of representatives.

David Earl Williams III and Susanne Atanus will vie for the right to face Rep. Jan Schakowsky in the fall…

Atanus said:

“I am a conservative Republican and I believe in God first,”

Patheos website reports that she then went on to say that she believes God controls the weather and has put tornadoes and diseases such as autism and dementia on the earth as punishment for gay rights and the legalization of abortion.

She was urged in the state to drop out of the race by party leaders but she didn’t.

The Patheos website state:

Let’s hope she’s the next Todd Akin. All a reporter/citizen would have to do is grill her on the social issues with the video cameras on and this race should be over — along with any other dominoes she happens to topple over.

The original article by By Hemant Mehta on the Patheos website can be read here