Post Profile

Candidate for Utah Senate apologizes for online comments about gay teen's suicide

PROVO, Utah (KSTU) -- A third-party candidate for Utah Senate District 16 is apologizing for remarks he made about a gay youth's suicide after an image of the comments went viral online. Jason Christensen, the Independent American Party candidate for Senate District 16 in Provo, posted on a Facebook thread after a gay teen committed suicide. According to a screen capture posted online, the post stated: "Yes this is sad, hopefully God will have mercy on both sins that this boy committed.
read more


Related Posts

Candidate’s offensive Facebook posts draws rebuke from state Republican Party

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

WDRB 41 Louisville News The chairman of the Republican Party of Kentucky denounced a GOP state House candidate who refused Friday to apologize for posting images and memes that display … Click to Continue »

GOP Candidate for Utah Senate Trolls Woman Mourning Gay Teen Who Committed Suicide 

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A Republican candidate for the Utah state Senate went viral on Reddit after trolling a woman on Facebook who was mourning the death of a gay teenager who committed suicide. Braxton Taylor tragically took his own life at the young ag...

State Senate Candidate Calls Gay Teen Who Committed Suicide A Murderer, Internet Comes For Him

LGBT / Gay : Queerty

The below comment was written by Jason Christensen, a man currently running for Utah State Senate, in regards to a teenager who committed suicide last week over his sexuality: Since being posted on Reddit earlier today, it’s drummed...

After Gay Teen Kills Himself, UT State Senate Hopeful Condemns “Sins” of Homosexuality and Murder

Religion / Atheism : Friendly Atheist

A week ago, 19-year-old Braxton Taylor, who was gay, died of suicide.But things took a strange turn when a woman posted his obituary on Facebook. Utah State Senate candidate Jason Christensen, an independent, chimed in with a distur...

Utah Senate Candidate Jason Christensen Goes Online To Mock Sexuality Of Gay Teen Who Killed Himself

News : The Inquisitr - News

Jason Christensen, a candidate for the Utah state Senate running on the Independent American Party candidate ticket, ruffled more than a few feathers when he attacked the life and death of a gay 19-year-old who committed suicide. Ja...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC