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GOP war on who now? Everyone is isn't white? The wife of a prominent North Carolina state senator and supporter of Amendment 1 -- a proposed ballot initiative that would outlaw same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships in the state -- claimed earlier this week that her husband advocated for the measure to protect the "Caucasian" race.
Jodie Brunstetter, the wife of state Sen Peter Brunstetter, made the remarks "outside the early voting site in downtown Winston-Salem" while speaking to voters, Chad Nance, a Winston-Salem freelance journalist, reports. Nance heard about Jodie's comments from an African-American poll worker who allegedly overheard Brunstetter say, "The reason my husband my husband wrote Amendment 1 was because the Caucasian race is diminishing and we need to uh, reproduce." Asked to clarify her statement Brunstetter reluctantly confirmed that she did...

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