State Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini is calling for Sen. Brian Kelsey to withdraw his bill giving school accreditation authority to an association founded by a far-right hatemonger who defends slavery.

Doug Wilson has espoused the most repulsive beliefs imaginable, defending slavery, proposing to exile people who are gay and lesbian and killing people for infidelity. It is unconscionable that Sen. Kelsey would bring legislation to extend accrediting authority to an organization he founded and still serves. The hate he spreads has no place in our schools, and I am calling on Sen. Kelsey to withdraw the bill.

Actually, Mary Mancini is sugar coating this:

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Lost Medicaid Funding

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