Cognitive Dissonance

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Wife of NC State Senator says Amendment One is necessary ‘to protect the Caucasian race’

[Chad] Nance paraphrased the remarks, as told to him by those who were present: ‘During the conversation, Ms. Brunstetter said her husband was the architect of Amendment 1, and one of the reasons he wrote it was to protect the Caucasian race. She said Caucasians or whites created this country. We wrote the Constitution. This is about protecting the Constitution. There already is a law on the books against same-sex marriage, but this protects the Constitution from activist judges.’

Nance said he recruited a friend, who works for the Coalition to Protect All North Carolina Families, to witness his interview with Jodie Brunstetter. He said Brunstetter reluctantly acknowledged that she had used the term ‘Caucasian’ and then repeated the statement previously attributed to her, but substituted the pronoun ‘we’ for ‘Caucasian.’ Nance said Brunstetter insisted there was nothing racial about her remarks, but could not explain why she used the term ‘Caucasian.’

Huh. Fancy that. 

That argument sounds familiar… Riiiiight, Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967).

Read more about Jodie Brunstetter’s remarks here.

Filed under Race racism Amendment 1 Politics North Carolina same-sex marriage marriage equality bigotry Jodie Brunstetter anti-gay

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  3. mikeo56 said: Problem Jodie: Those who wrote the constitution do not include any of your ideas or mention your interpretations of their words anywhere. For the people means just that, people, all people and special people. Fuckhead!
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    I agree with southcarolinaboy, 100%. I wish that I lived somewhere other than the South. As a resident of North...
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    As a white queer from South Carolina, I can confirm that this sentiment is typical of white Southern people. Forbidding...
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    jesus fuck. i’m so glad i decided against nc state.
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