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Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!
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You can go tell the principal, you can call the superintendent and tell her. I don’t believe in queers, I don’t like queers. I don’t … I don’t hate them as a person, but what they do is wrong, it’s an abomination against God. I don’t like being around queers.

— Lauderdale County High School teacher and head football coach Bob Grisham, caught denigrating Michelle Obama and LGBT individuals on audio by one of his students.