...In the week leading up to the action in the General Assembly, Forrester spoke at a forum held at a Gaston County church about the proposed [defense of marriage] amendment. During that forum he referred to Asheville as a “cesspool of sin.”
“It was kind of brought up in a church meeting we had and I don’t know what prompted me to say that, but I distinctly remember a couple of weeks ago they were all out baring their breasts and everything up in Asheville,” Forrester said. “They have a lot of very liberal people. They have a lot of homosexuals that live in the Asheville area.”
Forrester continued: “I think, it used to be you think of Wilmington with all the movie people down there would be the worst place in the state or Chapel Hill where they have a lot of liberal people and so forth. But Asheville is just doing a lot of things that I don’t like and I don’t think a lot of people in the Asheville area like.” ...
M2M published this interview with Sen. Forrester from which the above quote is taken:
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