A mayor in Israel is facing some heat for comments he made about homosexuality. In the city of Beit Shemesh, Mayor Moshe Abutbul claims that there are no homosexuals in his conservative city and that they should be dealt with by the police when necessary.
The LGBT Association in Israel were insulted by the statements by the Mayor during an interview on nationwide television as they continue to attempt to legalize gay marriage in the country. Here’s what the mayor said according to The Telegraph:
“We have none of those things [gays] here. Thank God, this city is holy and pure,” he told Israel’s Channel 10. Asked how his town handles the gay community, he replied: “There’s the Health Ministry, let them handle it. The Health Ministry, the police.”
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