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Virginia Lt. Gov. Candidate Says You Can "Absolutely" Respect Gay People While Calling Them Sick

After tape was played on Virginia local ABC-affiliate WJLA of E.W. Jackson calling LGBT people "frankly very sick" and "perverted," the candidate for Lt. Gov. of Virginia said you could "absolutely" reconcile the "notion of respect" with his comments.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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