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Wed Jul 10, 2024, 06:28 AM Jul 10

The Gospel of Matthew Trewhella: How a Militant Anti-Abortion Activist Is Influencing Republican Politics

https://www.propublica.org/article/matthew-trewhella-pastor-activist-republican-politics

The Gospel of Matthew Trewhella: How a Militant Anti-Abortion Activist Is Influencing Republican Politics

by Phoebe Petrovic, Wisconsin Watch
July 10, 6 a.m. EDT

The Wisconsin pastor was once a political pariah. But now his book is being quoted by politicians and former Trump officials. One activist is using it to disrupt elections.

Co-published with Wisconsin Watch

Wisconsin Pastor Matthew Trewhella has an affable routine when he’s trying to persuade government officials to abolish abortion, ignore gun laws and question election results.

The 63-year-old opens his talks with a photo of “Trewhella nation”: his wife of over 40 years, their 11 home-schooled children and dozens of grandchildren. He cracks jokes. He quotes history and scripture. He floats secession as a regretful possibility. With half-rim glasses and collared shirts, Trewhella looks and sounds more like a professor than a provocateur.

But when addressing his congregation at an Embassy Suites in suburban Milwaukee, he sneers and shouts, deriding his enemies as wicked dogs, whores and tyrants.

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The Gospel of Matthew Trewhella: How a Militant Anti-Abortion Activist Is Influencing Republican Politics (Original Post) sl8 Jul 10 OP
Well, he sounds Christ-like (not). Timeflyer Jul 10 #1
"When you see sodomy running rampant, when you see women in government, when you see men behaving like effeminate little BlueWaveNeverEnd Jul 14 #2
He's gracious to the women who introduce him at political events but tells his congregation that the idea of women in go BlueWaveNeverEnd Jul 14 #3

BlueWaveNeverEnd

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2. "When you see sodomy running rampant, when you see women in government, when you see men behaving like effeminate little
Sun Jul 14, 2024, 02:36 AM
Jul 14

he hates women

BlueWaveNeverEnd

(8,812 posts)
3. He's gracious to the women who introduce him at political events but tells his congregation that the idea of women in go
Sun Jul 14, 2024, 02:41 AM
Jul 14

He’s gracious to the women who introduce him at political events but tells his congregation that the idea of women in government is “sickening” and “perverse.”

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