South Carolina mayor fires town’s openly gay police chief

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:43 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 18 at 9:46 PM

LATTA, South Carolina – A mayor in South Carolina is accused of firing the city’s police chief because she’s openly gay.

As reporter Matt Petrillo tells us, the mayor says he would rather have someone who drinks watching over his family.

The city council held a special meeting Thursday night and voted on a referendum to strip the mayor of some of his powers.

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