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“[Youngkin] is so desperate to appease his rabid anti-LGBTQ base, he scrubbed suicide prevention from a state website”

Youngkin "cruelly targeting Virginians despite concerns from public health officials"

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Remember how in his 2021 gubernatorial campaign, and since he was elected, Glenn Youngkin has pretended to care about children? Well, just like his faux-“moderate” routine and pretty much everything else about this guy, it was a huge lie. To the contrary, check out this new story from top-notch WaPo reporter Jenna Portnoy, as well as the responses below:

The administration of Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) quietly took down LGBTQ+ youth resources from a state website after a conservative media outlet questioned the links, records show, building on a pattern of removals derided by public health employees who say their work is being politicized.

Within hours of an inquiry from the Daily Wire, a dozen resources, including a live-chat online support group for teens, were removed from the state health department website at the direction of a Cabinet-level agency, according to emails obtained under the state’s open records law.

Disgusting and disgraceful as usual from Youngkin, who – as former Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn correctly puts it – “is cruelly targeting Virginians despite concerns from public health officials.” And as Fairfax County School Board at-large Democratic nominee Kyle McDaniel says, “[Youngkin] is so desperate to appease his rabid anti-LGBTQ base, he scrubbed suicide prevention from a state website.” Needless to say, as Equality Virginia explains, “LGBTQ+ youth do better socially, emotionally and academically when they have access to resources and feel connected to a supportive community.”

But of course, Youngkin doesn’t care. Or, let’s put it this way: Youngkin may or may not care, but when faced with a choice of doing the right thing and standing up to the faaaar right of his party, to the bigots, extremists, etc., Youngkin caves every single time and does the *wrong* thing, as political (or economic or whatever) ambition trump morality with this guy – every single time.

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