Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.), told religious conservatives late Saturday that the Obama administration has been waging a war on religion and a “hostile takeover” of Washington is imminent.
"I can sense right now a rebellion brewing amongst these United States, where people are ready for a hostile takeover of Washington, D.C., to preserve the American Dream for our children and grandchildren." Jindal said during the annual Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington, according to reports.
"I am tired of the left. They say they're for tolerance, they say they respect diversity. The reality is this: They respect everybody unless you happen to disagree with them," he said. "The left is trying to silence us and I'm tired of it, I won't take it anymore."
Jindal’s comments echoed much of what he said during last week’s Iowa Republican convention, where he assailed the administration’s Affordable Care Act mandate to offer contraception as “one of the most dangerous overreaches of federal government power.”
According to Faith and Freedom Coalition organizers, 1,000 evangelical leaders attended the three-day gathering, which also presented other potential 2016 contenders including Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J), and Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).