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A Week of Hiding and Bigotry from Senator Dick Black


The following press release is from DPVA; the clip by homophobic bigot and right wingnut Sen. Dick Black begins at 1:27.

It’s been a bad week for Senator Dick Black. First, he is still refusing to say if he agrees with the Governor’s actions on Confederate flag license plates. This is notable because Black has previously gone out of his way to support the symbol — in 2003, Senator Black authored a bill to ensure that the flag could remain on Virginia license plates.

But that’s not all:

In the video clip above, Black is not shy about his bigotry and intolerance for Virginians in reacting to the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage nationally. He says “the gay community is quite militant” and vehemently opposes the Court’s ruling.

“Senator Dick Black is completely out-of-step with Virginians,” said Morgan Finkelstein, press secretary for the Democratic Party of Virginia. “In just one week, Dick Black showed a lack of leadership on the Confederate flag issue and a lack of character by insulting thousands of LGBT Virginians. Come November, voters will show him the door.”


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