Missouri state Rep. Donna Lichtenegger
has posted a guide on Facebook which describes gay marriage as
According to The
Huffington Post, Lichtenegger, a Republican from Jackson, on
Thursday posted a California to Texas translation guide on her
“Due to the large number of jobs
moving from California to Texas, Texas has compiled a California
to Texas translation guide,” the guide reads.
The guide translates victim or
oppressed to mean in Texas “criminal or lazy do-for-nothing,”
multicultural community as “high-crime area” and same-sex
marriage as “legalized perversion.” Another 29 terms are also
Lichtenegger's Facebook page said she
shared the guide on Facebook with Rep. Charlie Davis and House
Majority Leader Tim Jones. Fired
Up Missouri reported that the guide also made its way to the
Facebook page of Rep. Anne Zerr. All three lawmakers are
Davis told The Huffington Post
that he was unaware of the posting.
“I can't help what other people post
on things. I would not have posted it,” said Davis, who has since
deleted the post.
As of Saturday morning, Lichtenegger
had not removed the post.