Rep. Matt Shea.

The Northwest Credit Union Association asked a state legislator to return its $1,000 campaign contribution after the Washington lawmaker admitted to authoring a document that outlined a war in the name of God to stop abortions, same-sex marriage and calls for the death of all males who do not yield to these terms of “justice and righteousness.”

About a week before he was re-elected to Spokane Valley’s 4th legislative district, Republican State Rep. Matt Shea made headlines when the Spokesman-Review newspaper reported he admitted to writing a four-page document titled the “Biblical Basis for War.” The newspaper described it as a “radical Christian call to arms, outlining 14 steps for seizing power and what to do afterward in explicit detail.”

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