Straight and outraged by Sen. Forrester

I suppose I should be grateful to Sen. James Forrester and his local political apologists for forthrightly framing the proposed state constitutional amendment on gay marriage for what it is: an excuse to legislate bigotry by hiding behind the cloak of religious respectability. I'm a dinosaur from the '60s when far too many churches defended […]

Forrester stands by “cesspool of sin” comment; insults Wilmington­, Chapel Hill too

State Sen. James Forrester, one of the main sponsors of the proposed anti-same sex marriage amendment, is standing by his remarks calling Asheville “a cesspool of sin,” according to a report from M2M radio. Forrester also dubbed Asheville, Chapel Hill and Wilmington as competitors for “the worst place in the state.”