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Friday, June 3, 2011

Woman Murdered, Oregon Righties Demand Someone Be Held Accountable for Her Illegal Same-Sex Marriage

Posted by on Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 1:57 PM

Police now suspect homicide in the shooting death Saturday of a Gladstone, Oregon, beautician. But according to Jeff Kropf, the Oregon state director of the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity (Washington State Republican Party chair Kirby Wilbur held the same post here), the real tragedy wasn't 54-year-old Deborah Lee Higbee Benton's murder. No, on his Facebook page, what Kropf finds truly "sad" about this story was the victim's apparently illegal same-sex marriage to police Sgt. Lynne Benton.

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"Sad story..." Kropf says in his post. "Sad because she illegally married a woman police sgt who falsified the marriage application claiming to be a man and judge illegally married them." A 2004 amendment to Oregon's constitution bans same-sex marriage. "Will anyone be held accountable? Judge or Sgt?" Kropf asks, apparently unconcerned about holding the murderer accountable.

And if you think that's offensive, you should read some of the comments. "If one keeps their nose clean and obeys God's laws, the chances of being victims of violence goes way down," writes Victor Knox. "The Bible is true in this regard....long life for the righteous." In other words, I guess, the dyke bitch got what was coming.

Praise the Lord.


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I'd say "fucking ghouls", but that's not really fair to ghouls.
Posted by Prettybetsy on June 3, 2011 at 2:04 PM · Report this
Jocelyn 2
"Fuck Jeff Kropf." -Jesus
Posted by Jocelyn on June 3, 2011 at 2:09 PM · Report this
Keep your nose clean and obey God's law, just like Abel.
Posted by aurora f on June 3, 2011 at 2:13 PM · Report this
Goldy 4
@3, Abel didn't accept Christ as his savior, so he got what he deserved. Either that, or he was gay.
Posted by Goldy on June 3, 2011 at 2:15 PM · Report this
Cui Bono 5
Another "I'm Completely Depressed Our Country Has People Like This" moment
Posted by Cui Bono on June 3, 2011 at 2:17 PM · Report this
ryanayr 6
post again with email, phone and fax number please?
Posted by ryanayr on June 3, 2011 at 2:18 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 7
I don't recall the bible saying that if you obeyed god's laws you'd be less likely to be the victim of violence. Actually, I think it says the opposite.
Posted by Urgutha Forka on June 3, 2011 at 2:22 PM · Report this
ryanayr 8
also: there is this...
apparently he is on the radio. OF COURSE HE IS!!!
watch scanners to understand how i am feeling right now
Posted by ryanayr on June 3, 2011 at 2:24 PM · Report this
Enigma 9
@7 Seriously. Ever hear of Lott?
Posted by Enigma on June 3, 2011 at 2:25 PM · Report this
YakHerder 10
Vile scum, this.
Posted by YakHerder on June 3, 2011 at 2:43 PM · Report this
"If one keeps their nose clean and obeys God's laws, the chances of being victims of violence goes way down": Job, anyone?
Posted by mdurango on June 3, 2011 at 2:46 PM · Report this
I hope all involved die in a ball of fire. Spontaneously. Fuckers.
Posted by suddenlyorcas on June 3, 2011 at 2:46 PM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 13
I blame all you Socialists. Everybody knows that if you hadn't elected Obama, this never would have happened.
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty on June 3, 2011 at 2:46 PM · Report this
balderdash 14
I guess he has the right to say that. I also have the right to tell children that if they ever see him coming they should run away or he'll stick his fingers in their eyeballs and eat their toes, and that he personally murdered Santa Claus. With fire.

Or maybe I don't, I dunno. That could be defamation. Still gonna do it, though.
Posted by balderdash on June 3, 2011 at 2:52 PM · Report this
COME ON, PEOPLE! The correlation between her illegal same-sex marriage and her murder was OBVIOUS! That is why no member of a monogamous, heterosexual marriage ever gets murdered!
Posted by Clayton on June 3, 2011 at 3:05 PM · Report this
So, how do these Bible-thumpers explain all the tornado-related fatalities that occurred in "The Bible Belt" just a few short weeks ago? They couldn't have all been in "illegal Gay marriages", could they?

I know it's not very Christian of me, but sometimes I just want to slap these people over and over again until they come to their senses...
Posted by COMTE on June 3, 2011 at 3:12 PM · Report this
chaseacross 17
If he wins his next campaign, I'm never spending money in Oregon again.
Posted by chaseacross on June 3, 2011 at 3:25 PM · Report this
OuterCow 18
Xtian compassion 101
Posted by OuterCow on June 3, 2011 at 3:30 PM · Report this
Joe M 19
If Sgt. Cookie Bouldin is George Bailey, then Jeff Kropf is Mr. Potter.

Except all Potter ever did was hoard money and foreclose on people, so I guess I'm giving Kropf too much credit with that comparison.
Posted by Joe M on June 3, 2011 at 3:38 PM · Report this
Because "Thou shalt not commit Same Sex Marriage" is right up there in the Ten Commandents with "Thou shalt not kill."

Equivalency, people.

Posted by judybrowni on June 3, 2011 at 4:01 PM · Report this
wisepunk 21
Hey Jeff? I hope you read this:

Posted by wisepunk on June 3, 2011 at 4:16 PM · Report this
emor 22
I sent an email to him via his website, instructing him in the various reasons why he is a vile scumbag who uses his Christianity to justify his hate towards others. I'm really hoping for a response.
Posted by emor on June 3, 2011 at 4:25 PM · Report this
Reverse Polarity 23
I'm sure Jesus would be proud.
Posted by Reverse Polarity on June 3, 2011 at 4:31 PM · Report this
Helenka (also a Canuck) 24
Let me tell you how fundamentalist geography works. There are gay people in other states; but they breathe out their gayness and the winds blow it over the believin' Bible Belt that gets struck by tornadoes. If there weren't gay people around, their breathing would have never caused the tornadoes in the first place.

Or so the fundamentalists would have us believe.
::sighs in exasperation::
Posted by Helenka (also a Canuck) on June 3, 2011 at 4:32 PM · Report this
Posted by longball on June 3, 2011 at 4:44 PM · Report this
Posted by longball on June 3, 2011 at 4:44 PM · Report this

If that's "true", then why haven't places like SFO, SEA, Key West or Provincetown been completely flattened by now?

OTOH, if it IS true, could you 'mo's in states surrounding TBB please exhale a little harder?
Posted by COMTE on June 3, 2011 at 6:14 PM · Report this
dwightmoodyforgetsthings 28
The real tragedy here is Jeff Kropf.

And the murder. Mostly the murder, but Jeff Kropf also qualifies as a tragedy.
Posted by dwightmoodyforgetsthings on June 3, 2011 at 6:33 PM · Report this
scary tyler moore 29
betcha that post will be taken down in the next 12 hours or so and he takes his page super private. or, will half-assedly backpedal. either way, stick a fork in him, he's DONE.
Posted by scary tyler moore on June 3, 2011 at 6:53 PM · Report this
Fuck Jeff Kropf with a rusty rake. And the Kochs, and that entire organization, and their followers. Holy fucking shit.
Posted by Brooklyn Reader on June 3, 2011 at 8:19 PM · Report this
From what I'm reading, Sgt. Benton had a legal sex change in 2009. So HE was legally married and did not lie.
Posted by kersy on June 3, 2011 at 8:57 PM · Report this
What a fucking douche. and the fucktards who are agreeing with him...did they all just get dropped on their heads a lot when they were babies?
Posted by pablissima on June 4, 2011 at 12:11 AM · Report this
I think it's a good idea to stereotype anyone who has a religious belief and hate them all. You've all proved your vast superiority.

Keep up the good work, peeps!
Posted by Two wrongs make a right on June 4, 2011 at 3:13 AM · Report this
Y.F. Redux 34
So glad I left Oregon. So very, very glad. Except for a few liberal cities up I-5 it's bass-ackwards hicklandia.
Posted by Y.F. Redux on June 4, 2011 at 8:44 AM · Report this
33, i see almost no one here who has done this, you sniping douchetard.
Posted by ellarosa on June 4, 2011 at 12:48 PM · Report this
What a vile man. People will elect any old bigot into office; they always have and probably always will.
Posted by mitten on June 6, 2011 at 11:32 AM · Report this

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