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Oklahoma Republican Publicly Calls LGBTQ People "Filth"

Posted on AllSides February 29th, 2024
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An Oklahoma state senator said during a public forum that LGBTQ people are “filth” and that he and his constituents don’t want them in the state. State Sen. Tom Woods (R-Westville) made the comments last week at a public forum in Tahlequah, where he and three other lawmakers were answering questions from the audience. One of the audience members, Cathy Cott, asked a two-part question, the first about why Ryan Walters, the state superintendent of public instruction, was “bullying” school districts and referring to teachers as “terrorists.” Cott then addded,...

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