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Anti-Gay Lawmaker: LGBT Activists Sending ‘Death Threats Against Me And My Children’

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An Oklahoma State Senator who insists gay people have no right to service, now says LGBT activists are sending death threats to him and his children.

Joseph Silk believes that LGBT people have no right to equal service, and has filed a bill to ensure business owners have the legal authority to discriminate against anyone, citing their deeply held religious beliefs. The language is so sweeping it is a get out of jail free card for discrimination against anyone.

Silk, under fire for the past week after telling the New York Times that gay people “don’t have a right to be served in every single store,” later called LGBT people “this radical, intolerant, movement.”

Now, he is accusing LGBT activists of sending death threats to him and to his children. 

The far right website TruthRevolt, founded by Breitbart editor-at-large Ben Shapiro, this week published an interview with Sen. Silk.

“Silk said that since he was quoted in The New York Times Thursday saying homosexuals ‘don’t have a right to be served in every single store,’ he has received hundreds of angry e-mails and phone calls from LGBT activists who believe he is sanctioning discrimination. ‘A couple of them have been death threats against me and my children,’ Silk said.

It is unknown if Silk has filed police reports, but the charges he raises are serious and severe. Any death threat is unacceptable. All should be taken seriously and strong protective measures should also be taken.

Sen. Silk also accuses the Executive Director of Freedom Oklahoma, an LGBT organization, of leaking the name of his father’s business.

“Silk strongly suspects that Stevenson was responsible for leaking the cabin business information shortly after they met in order to encourage activists to send harassing messages,” TruthRevolt states. “Silk said he is ‘very certain’ it was Stevenson because ‘he has family ties to that community in our same industry [and] that is the only way people could know that.'”

Of course, a simple Google search would reveal that information as well.

Freedom Oklahoma’s Executive Director has responded, calling the allegations against him “unfounded and outrageous.”

“First, if Senator Silk has indeed received threats, they should be investigated and prosecuted,” Freedom Oklahoma executive director Troy Stevenson said in a statement. “Freedom Oklahoma is calling on the proper authorities to investigate these alleged threats, immediately. If threats were made, they did not come from us and we will strongly condemn anyone who made them.”

One final note: Why did TruthRevolt publish a photograph of Senator Silk’s children in their report that states they are receiving death threats?

NCRM has opted to not link to the TruthRevolt story out of concern for Sen. Silk’s family. 

 

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‘We Are Not Going to Control the Pandemic’: Trump Top Aide Meadows Makes Damning Confession During CNN Interview

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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows waved the white flag on Sunday morning, admitting the administration has all but given up on trying to “contain” the coronavirus pandemic, saying they are directing their efforts to “vaccines and therapeutics.”

With “State of the Union” host Jake Tapper pointing cases of COVID-19 are on the rise, Meadows attempted to attack CNN over their coverage of the pandemic, to which Tapper replied, “It’s coming from all sorts of places because the pandemic is out of control.”

“So here’s what we have to do,” Meadows attempted. “We’re not going to control the pandemic. We are going to control the fact that we get vaccines, therapeutics and other mitigation.”

“Why aren’t we going to get control of the pandemic?” Tapper pressed.

“Because it is a contagious virus just like the flu,” Meadows shot back with Tapper insisting, “But why not make efforts to contain it?”

“We are making efforts to contain it,” said Meadows at which point the CNN host interrupted with, “By running all over the country and not wearing masks? That’s what the vice president is doing.”

Saying the administration needs to focus on “therapies or vaccines or treatments,” Meadows then changed the subject to attacking presidential frontrunner Joe Biden.

Watch below:

 

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Court Slaps Down Trump’s Attempt to Intimidate Pennsylvania Voters

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At a Friday night rally, Republican President Donald Trump talked about his attempts to have “poll watchers” in the swing state of Pennsylvania, an attempt that a local court recently ruled as illegal.

“I think we’re leading everywhere,” Trump said at the rally. “We think in Pennsylvania doing great. We got to be very careful Philadelphia. They play games in Philadelphia, and they won’t let us watch the count in Philadelphia… So we’re watching Philadelphia.”

Trump then told his White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to “please watch Philadelphia … because I don’t like what I’m hearing about Philadelphia…. I don’t like what I see going on in terms of what’s gone on over the past, and probably what’s going on. Think of it. They fought like hell that we can’t watch them. Count the vote, what’s wrong with watching? why can’t we have poll watchers? And so we’re in court right now poll watches in Philadelphia. But we’re doing great in Pennsylvania, gotta watch Philadelphia.”

First off, the so-called poll watchers are needless seeing as there’s zero evidence of voter fraud at polling places, so Trump’s “watchers” are little more than intimidators meant to make Democratic voters nervous.

Second off, it’s not Meadows’ job to handle poll monitoring, election monitors or lawsuits. The White House Chief of staff serves as a “liaison among members of the President’s cabinet and the White House [and is] is responsible for directing, managing and overseeing all policy development, daily operations, and staff activities for the President.”

Third off, on Friday, local Judge Gary Glazer ruled that the Trump campaign’s attempt to have poll-watchers at the state polls isn’t allowed under state law. The Trump campaign had sent unauthorized poll watchers into satellite poll offices where local election officials register voters and help people fill out their mail-in ballots, but the officials kicked the watchers out.

Trump said his watcher should be allowed to monitor such offices, but a bipartisan Philadelphia City Commission said that the satellite locations don’t qualify as official polling stations and therefore don’t qualify as a place allowed by state law to have poll watchers. Judge Glazer agreed.

On September 27, Politico wrote that Trump had hired dozens of lawyers from three major law firms and recruited thousands of volunteer attorneys to contest election results in 17 key states considered vital to his re-election.

In response, Biden campaign spokesperson Michael Gwin told the publication, “The Biden campaign has assembled the biggest voter protection program in history to ensure the election runs smoothly and to combat any attempt by Donald Trump to create fear and confusion with our voting system, or interfere in the democratic process.”

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This Democrat Is Beating His GOP Opponent, So the Right-Wing Is Lying About Him Dressing Up As Hitler

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Mark Kelley, Hitler, Democrat

Arizona senatorial candidate Mark Kelly is currently beating his Republican challenger Martha McSally by about 5 percentage points. So a right-wing media outlet decided to try and take Kelly down by posting a photo and lying about him dressing up as Nazi leader Adolf Hitler during his school days at the Merchant Marine Academy.

On Friday, the right-wing website the National File shared photographic “proof” that Kelley had dressed as Hitler, and the post quickly went viral. But Kelly’s former classmates Jennifer Boykin, Peter Lindsey, Mark Baden and Ed McDonald have all said that the image isn’t of Kelly.

Lindsey in particular said someone contacted him with the image via the professional social network LinkedIn asked “and asked if the person in the costume was Mark Kelly. I told them no, and want to say again, Mark is not in those photos. I have spoken to numerous classmates about this evening, and they concur that he is not in any of these pictures. The people spreading these lies should stop.”

“The person who reached out to Lindsey was identified by the campaign as a paid consultant for a super political action committee aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-K.Y., that is spending millions of dollars to help defeat Kelly,” AZCentral.com reports.

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