Skip to comments.Sevier County official denounces homophobic comments made during public meeting
Posted on 10/22/2019 11:10:56 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
Assistant to the Sevier County Mayor, Perrin Anderson denounced homophobic comments made at a commission meeting Monday evening.
"The statements made by Commissioner Hurst at the Sevier County Commission meeting of October 21, 2019, do not reflect the opinion or position of Sevier County administration," Anderson said. "Sevier County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or status in any other group protected by law."
Commissioner Warren Hurst took the floor on Oct. 21 to speak about the commission's pending vote on becoming a gun sanctuary city.
"It's time we wake up people, it's time, it's passed time," Hurst said.
Hurst also voiced his opinions on other topics.
"We got a queer running for president, if that ain't about as ugly as you can get," he said. "Look what we got running for president in the Democratic party. We can go over here to Hoss's jail [Sevier County Sheriff] and get better people out of there than those running for democratic to be President of the United States."
WVLT News was at the meeting and observed as one woman stood up and replied to Hurst, "Excuse me" she said. "This is not professional. This is [expletive]."
The woman left the meeting, and Hurst made another comment about the state of white male rights in the country.
"I'm not prejudiced, a white male in this country has very few rights and they're getting took more every day," said Hurst.
(Excerpt) Read more at wvlt.tv ...
So what’s the problem? Was anything he said not true?
Heh - Mountain man from East Tennessee..
They only discriminate against whites, Christians, and conservatives.
Alright! A gun sanctuary city!
I’m breathless waiting to hear the opinion of Pierre Delecto,...
...said no one EVER!
Warren Hurst for U.S. Senate.
Yep! Sevier County includes Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and some other small less well known towns.
Beautiful country. Been there many times over the years.
Disgust is NOT "fear".
That is their problem. It was true. Today, telling the truth will get you in beau coup trouble. The bigger liar you are, the more degenerate you are, the bigger hero you are to the media.
And what was he wrong about?
Why did the mayor not make a public statement?
First Amendment applies to everyone.
It is not okay to be gay!
Ya don't say.
Yeah - Paternal grandparents were from those parts..mostly Union county - not too far...
Commissioner Warren Hurst was simply and accurately commenting on the current state of the national democrat presidential line up. My kinda guy.
Woman? Probably a UT professor...
The Truth hurts,and some dike gets offended, TOUGH.
Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but Words can Never Hurt Me.
SO F%#K OFF you Whiney, little cry baby.
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