“I think we should catch ’em, we should document ’em, make sure we know where they are and where they are going. I actually support micro-chipping them. I can micro-chip my dog so I can find it. Why can’t I micro-chip an illegal?"—Pat Bertroche, Republican congressional candidate from Iowa.
Republicans have been at the forefront of the ban-micro-chipping-humans movement until now...
Back in February, Virginia Delegate Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), who sponsored an implant-ban bill, told The Washington Post: "My understanding—I'm not a theologian—but there's a prophecy in the Bible that says you'll have to receive a mark, or you can neither buy nor sell things in end times," Cole said. "Some people think these computer chips might be that mark."
...but, hey, they're willing to risk bringing about Armageddon if it'll keep brown people out of the country. Priorities, people, priorities.
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