The chairman of the Spartanburg County Council refused to sign a proclamation to designate June 4 as LGBT Day in the South Carolina county.
WSPA-TV reports, “Council Chairman Jeff Horton said he was asked by the group Upstate Pride SC to make June 4 LGBT Day in the county, and Horton said 'No, thanks.'”
The mayor of the city of Spartanburg signed a proclamation for Upstate Pride SC, and the group sought the same from the county for its upcoming march and festival in Barnet Park. PK Weiss, a straight mother of four and former president of the group, said that Horton responded to her request with a curt e-mail that simply said “no,” without any salutation or closing.