Lawmaker Argues that Owning Slaves Does Not Make You Racist

Nicole Rojas
Jul 22, 2019 - 6:41
Lawmaker Argues that Owning Slaves Does Not Make You Racist

A New Hampshire Republican claimed in a Facebook comment that owning slaves does not make a person a racist. State Representative Werner Horn was responding to a post by former state Senate candidate Dan Hynes to defend President Donald Trump’s racist comments.  “This is why no one believes the media. If Trump is the most racist President in American history, what does that say about all of the other Presidents who owned slaves,” Hynes wrote, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.   “Wait, owning slaves...

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