LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Twenty-one Michigan Republicans are calling on a state member of the Republican National Committee to resign after he posted part of an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page.
Grand Traverse County Republican precinct delegate Dennis Lennox is leading the group and calls the piece that Dave Agema posted Wednesday "deplorable" and "indefensible."
Among the statements in the article is that gay people "account for half the murders in large cities."
Agema served as a state representative from 2007-2012. The Associated Press left messages for Agema seeking comment Thursday.
Michigan Republican Chairman Bobby Schostak says he has "no point of view at all" on Agema's resignation, saying it's "between Dave and his family and himself."