Janice Daniels, Troy Mayor Says: Is "homosexual lifestyle" Dangerous Like Smoking Cigarettes?
Embattled Mayor Janice Daniels, who faces a recall effort kicked off after an anti-gay slur on her Facebook page, visited Charlie Langton’s morning show Wednesday on Talk Radio 1270 to share her side of the story.
Daniels told Langton she objected to anyone bringing in the Facebook post because “I made that comment before I even considered running for mayor,” then she offered this:
“What I said while I was mayor … I was in a business meeting, I come from a business perspective … I said that I would bring a doctor into a meeting that would say that the homosexual lifestyle is dangerous,” Daniels said, adding,”Had I been with a group of smokers I might have said I would like to bring a doctor into this meeting to say that smoking is dangerous.”
Is it dangerous to be gay? Langton asked.
“I think that doctors can make a case for it certainly,” the mayor said, adding that she “had no opinion” on whether being gay is more dangerous than smoking.
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