Robinson said, ‘I will not be silenced and I will not be intimidated into submission’
Republican North Carolina lieutenant government mark robinson He said he “won’t back down” following Democratic calls for his resignation, referring to it as “shit” that “tragenderism” and homosexuality should not be taught to children.
“Let me tell you very clearly right here and now: I won’t hold back,” Robinson said in a video. Posted on Facebook on Saturday. “I will not be silenced and I will not be bullied into submission. I will continue to fight for my children’s rights to receive an education that is free of sexual concepts that are not in the classroom.”
Republicans’ video came in response to this Condemnation of a White House official and other Democrats for comments made at Asbury Baptist Church in Seagrove in June.
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“There’s no reason anyone anywhere in America should tell any child about transgenderism, homosexuality, that shit,” she said in a video posted on social media recently. “And yes, I called it shit, and if you don’t like it I called it shit, come see me and I’ll explain it to you.”
White House Deputy Press Secretary Andrew Bates, a North Carolina native, described the comments as “adverse and offensive.”
North Carolina state senator Jeff Jackson and North Carolina state senator Willie Nickel, both Democrats, are now calling for Robinson to resign, with Nickell calling the Republicans “a disgrace and an embarrassment to our state.”
Robinson continued in his video, however, that “the media and the Left” are trying to shift the focus of his comments from education to the gay community and his perceived “hatred” for them.
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“I will fight for and protect the rights of all citizens, including the LGBTQ community, as they wish. It is their right as Americans and I don’t think the government has any role in telling them otherwise.” Robinson said in the video. “However, the idea that our children should be taught the concepts of transgenderism and exposed to explicit sexual material in the classroom is disgusting.”
Robinson, the first black man elected lieutenant governor in North Carolina history, has been a Democrat and a fierce critic of the Biden White House in recent months.
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He has accused President Biden of working to turn America into “one”.socialist hellHe also slammed Democrats for labeling Georgia’s recent voting laws “racist” to require identification for both in-person and absentee voting.
“May I believe that black Americans, who perpetrated the atrocities of slavery, who were victorious in the Civil Rights Movement, and now sit at the highest levels of this government, cannot figure out how to find a way to secure their votes. How to get free IDs. That they have to be coded by politicians because they don’t think we can figure out how to make our voices heard. Are you kidding me? The notion that black people try to secure votes should be secured with a free ID, it’s just crazy, it’s outrageous,” he said in April.