Democrats rescind Naomi Blemur endorsements after 'anti-choice,' 'homophobic' posts emerge

Democrats rescind Naomi Blemur endorsements after 'anti-choice,' 'homophobic' posts emerge

Leading Florida Democrats are walking back their endorsement of Naomi Blemur after past Facebook posts showed the Agriculture Commissioner candidate calling abortion a sin and promoting or defending anti-gay comments.

Screenshots shared on Twitter showed a history of social media comments that some Democrats are calling “anti-choice” and “homophobic.” Prominent Democrats began retracting their endorsements or denouncing Blemur after her post history came to light.

Blemur, a pastor, businesswoman, and Miami-Dade Democratic Party Committeewoman, had solidified support from several South Florida Democrats in the three-way Primary for Agriculture Commissioner. However, Miami-Dade County Mayor Da...

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