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Christian anti-vaxxer: "God's separating the sheep and the goats," "I'd rather be a goat"

by Premier Journalist

A CNN clip featured a fairly notable Freudian slip by an anti-vaccine supporter involving a comparison with Jesus' analogy of sheep and goats.

In a clip posted to Twitter, a woman named Vickey Sims told CNN's Donie O'Sullivan that she was not getting the vaccine. When asked why, she explained that she did not trust the CDC, but preferred the information of Dr. Sherri J. Tenpenny, an Ohio-based medical expert who claimed that the vaccine would leave people magnetized.

When asked for her thoughts on Trump getting vaccinated, she told Sullivan that she did not believe it. Last week, Trump told rally attendees that they should get vaccinated, only for the audience to boo him. 

Sims would later explain that she was listening to God, instead of the news. However, she did note that she did view several news sources, including prophets online, Newsmax and "maybe a little Fox." 

"I think it is a time where God is separating the sheeps from the goat," Sims told Sullivan, a direct reference to Matthew 25:31-46, where Christ describes those in the end-times, where he would separate the righteous from the unrighteous as a shepherd separates sheep from goats. 

However, Sims herself mixed up the meaning. She claimed that "I am a goat, cause I ain't a sheep. I'm not doing what they tell me to do. I'm fighting against it."

You can view the entire segment below.

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