Alabama Mayor Defiant After Making Violent Homophobic Facebook Posts

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Mark Chambers (City of Carbon HIll, Facebook)

The mayor from a rural town in Alabama is refusing to step down after posting a Facebook comment about “killing’ members of the LGBTQ community.

Mayor Mark Chambers from Carbon Hill, Alabama apologized in an interview with the Daily Mountain Eagle for an anti-LGBTQ Facebook post. The now-deleted post viewed by news station WBRC read: “We live in a society where homosexuals lecture us on morals, transvestites lecture us on human biology, baby killers lecture us on human rights and socialists lecture us on economics!”

In a follow-up post, the mayor reportedly wrote: “The only way to change it would be to kill the problem out. I know it’s bad to say but without killing them out there’s no way to fix it.” Both Facebook posts were posted on May 31, according to WBRC.

Chambers initially told the news station that he did not write…

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