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Oh, Sally Kern, what will it take for you to buzz off? Remember Sally? The bigoted, gay-hating Oklahoma state representative that made national news with her hate earlier this year is up for re-election. Here’s a quote from her:

“While terrorism has killed more than 3,000 people, in the continental United States in the last 15 years, homosexual behavior has killed more than 100,000,” she said. “It’s a danger to life. It is a danger to health.”

God I hope she is defeated.

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Remember Sally Kern, the bigoted Oklahoma state representative that spouted hate while unknowingly being recorded? Well she now has competition in the next election:

A 59-year-old social worker says he plans to run against an Oklahoma lawmaker whose anti-gay remarks have provoked calls for her resignation.

Democrat Ron Marlett said Monday he will oppose Republican Rep. Sally Kern in this fall’s election for her Oklahoma City-area seat in the state House.

Kern has been criticized for saying homosexuality poses a bigger threat to the U.S. than terrorism. Her comments to a Republican group were recorded and posted on the video sharing Web site YouTube by the Washington, D.C.-based Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.

Marlett says he abhors hatred and believes everyone is worthy of respect. He says extremists share many of the same views voiced by Kern.

Marlett was introduced during a news conference called by Democratic Party head Ivan Holmes.

source: Washington Blade

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Have you seen this? I caught it on CNN. It has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times on youtube.com. Glad I don’t live in Oklahoma.

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