Gabbard also condemned Vice President Kamala Harris and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren for “proclaiming that the Supreme Court was illegitimate, just because they disagree with its rulings.”
Gabbard cites Democratic Party’s ‘wokeness’
“I can no longer remain in today’s Democratic Party that is now under the complete control of an elitist cabal of warmongers driven by cowardly wokeness, who divide us by racializing every issue and stoke anti-white racism,” Gabbard explained.
On the question of religion, Gabbard accused Democrats of being “hostile to people of faith” and said that Democrat leaders “actively try to undermine our religious freedom.”
“High-profile Democrat leaders openly mock and discriminate against people of faith, especially Christians,” Gabbard — who was the first Hindu member of Congress — said.
Giving examples, she referred to then Sen. Harris’ remarks that Brian Buescher’s membership in the Knights of Columbus disqualified him from serving as a federal judge.
She also mentioned California Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s attack on Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett for her devout Catholic faith.
“The Democrat Party of today has forgotten that freedom of religion does not mean freedom from religion,” Gabbard added, recalling the party’s decision to omit the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance at its 2020 convention.
Gabbard also discussed the party’s adoption of “critical race theory,” efforts to defund the police amid rising crime, and the “self-identified Marxists” who lead the Black Lives Matter movement.
She pointed to how Democrats were silent after Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot refused to be interviewed by white reporters due to their “overwhelming whiteness and maleness.”
“Modern-day segregation in schools is being promoted,” she said, speaking of critical race theorist proponents such as Robin DiAngelo. “They embrace these people and their ideology.”
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“Democrats have reduced each of us as God’s children to the color of our skin, using identity politics to tear us apart,” Gabbard said, adding, “They have become the racists that they claim to hate.”
Gabbard denounced Democrats for teaching children gender ideology and pushing access to sexually explicit content in schools.
“The Biden Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security have focused their newly-formed domestic terror unit to target parents who are vocally standing in opposition to radical curriculums and explicit sexual content being taught to their kids in public schools,” she said.
Gabbard railed at the party for “rejecting the objective truth and reality that women exist,” calling it “anti-woman.”
“They can no longer even define what a woman is and they’re demanding that we replace words like ‘mother’ with ‘birthing person,’” Gabbard said.
Condemning transgender males playing on women’s sports teams, she said that the Biden administration’s proposed Title IX changes will “absolutely [take] away opportunities for millions of women.”