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Oklahoma senator says of LGBTQ kids, ‘We don’t want that filth in our state’

Posted on AllSides February 25th, 2024
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“We don’t want that filth in our state,” an Oklahoma state senator said of LGBTQ students, who are being targeted by at least 50 Republican-supported bills in the legislature with full endorsement from the secretary of education. Sen. Tom Woods, a Republican from far northeastern Oklahoma, made the comments two weeks after a nonbinary student who was being bullied at school died suddenly under mysterious circumstances. Wood spoke at a Feb. 23 Legislative Update sponsored by Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce that also included State Rep. David Hardin, State Sen....

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