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Rob Quist a threat to the First Amendment

| May 16, 2017 4:00 AM

On March 20 Candidate Rob Quist committed to repealing the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. He pledged to do this in a candidate questionnaire he submitted to EndCitizensUnited.org.

If Quist succeeds, our right to join with the NRA, NARAL, Montanans for Life, the Swan View Coalition or other unpopular causes to effect the laws that govern us will no longer be protected under the U.S. Constitution.

According to the questionnaire, Quist supports the DISCLOSE Act (H.R. 1134) which is opposed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Quist also supports a $25 My Voice Tax Credit voucher which would be created under the Government by the People Act. The scheme calls for the government to give each voter a voucher to give to their candidate(s) of choice. Then the government would supplement the candidate who receives these vouchers by at least 6 to 1.

So Quist the musician could throw a concert to support his election and accept these vouchers for the entrance fee. If 1,000 people showed up, he would receive $150,000 of government money.

In addition, Quist also pledges to take steps to prevent your pastor from telling you which candidate is most likely to use your tax dollars to feed the poor or kill the unborn.

There are two candidates who do not want to repeal the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. I recommend you vote for either of them rather than for Rob Quist. Personally I will vote for Greg Gianforte.

—Jerry O’Neil

Columbia Falls