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West Virginia GOP State Rep: If My Son Or Daughter Say They Are Gay, I’ll See If They Can Swim [VIDEO]

Huntington’s CBS affiliate reports: The West Virginia Republican Party has issued a statement denouncing Delegate Eric Porterfield’s comments about the LGBTQ Community. In the statement, WV GOP Chairwoman Melody Potter said, “As West Virginians, we are taught to respect one another, love our neighbors, and when we disagree to seek understanding of our fellow Mountaineers. “In recent days, Delegate Eric …

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WV GOP Rep: Gays Are A Modern Day “Terrorist KKK”

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports: A second round of bigoted comments from a Republican delegate has drawn frustration from legislators and no sign of resolve. Delegate Eric Porterfield, R-Mercer, made the comments after calling a reporter to discuss a report in Friday’s Gazette-Mail. That report detailed a flurry of criticism House Democrats aimed at Porterfield on Thursday in response to an …

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