Kentucky to spend $10 million to improve roads for the Ark Encounter

Kentucky to spend $10 million to improve roads for the Ark Encounter April 21, 2016
Image: Ark Encounter
Image: Ark Encounter

In Kentucky the separation of church and state is dead. Not only are taxpayers helping fund a Noah’s Ark theme park that states clearly you must profess your devotion to Jesus to work there, but now, taxpayers are on the hook for $10 million in road improvements for the genocidal themed theme park.

Earlier this year the line item, to the tune of $10 million, had been removed from the budget upsetting Republicans.

“I asked them on the House floor, is it because I am a Republican or is it because you don’t like God?” Republican Brian Linder told the Grant County News. “I still don’t understand why.”

Linder then apologized to the Ken Ham and his colleagues for the long delay in getting the budget approved.

“I’d like to apologize to the folks who are building the Ark,” Linder said. “I have never seen a state work so hard to keep a project from happening. Quite frankly, it’s frustrating.”

The state Democrats worked so hard to stop the project because the state should not be funding the project. This $10 million project to improve the roads is coupled with a potential $18 million tax rebate and then that is even coupled with more than $60 million in bonds.

The budget that was passed also included anti-abortion legislation that requires a woman seeking an abortion to meet face-to-face with a doctor who will then try to convince the woman otherwise.

“I hope this convinces women across Kentucky that are considering an abortion to consider not having it,” Republican Damon Thayer said. “For every one abortion that occurs in this country, there are 26 couples looking to adopt that baby. There is no such thing as an unwanted pregnancy. Maybe, that woman didn’t want that pregnancy, but nine months later there are 26 couples ready to adopt that baby and give it that right to life.”

Linder agreed.

“At the end of the day, to me, it’s an unborn child not given the chance our Declaration says every American should have, and that’s the right to life,” he said.

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