By Hemant Mehta
Since 2007, Rep. Doug Lamborn has represented Colorado’s 5th District in Congress. This is a guy who has argued Humanist chaplains should not be allowed in the military because the “chaplain corps is historically a religious institution.” His protests led to the rejection of one well-qualified applicant in 2018.
One reason he’s been able to promote this form of Christian Nationalism is because he represents a fairly red district. In 2018, he won his race with nearly 60% of the votes.
Freeland is a women’s healthcare provider and local leader running in her first major election, but it’s also worth noting that she’s openly Humanist.
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