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Anti-LGBT NC Candidate Calls Us Bullies

Post submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications

We told you yesterday about Steve Henion, the North Carolina State House hopeful who mocked a picture of two lesbians on their wedding day. In the tweet, he asked why “anti-marriage” folks didn’t share that kind of picture more broadly. We suggested our members and supporters tweet back at Henion, asking him what exactly is wrong with a picture of a loving couple proud to publicly share their commitment to one another?

Well, you tweeted – and we got his attention pretty quickly. Last night, Henion lashed back out at us. He tweeted our post and called us “intolerant,” “bully’s,” and “#LGBT flee bags.”

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This is the kind of rhetoric we’re up against in North Carolina. Tuesday’s Amendment One vote is a crucial one. See how your support is making a difference. Act now to get involved and play a role in pushing back against the discriminatory Amendment One.

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