Chairwoman Belinda Biafore released the following statement on the disturbing behavior displayed in the photo of Basic Training Class #18:
For Immediate Release:
December 5, 2019
Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606
“The photo of Basic Training Class #18 is disturbing and disgusting. This is a blatant act of hate and just proves once again that we still have work to do in combating this type of hate and discrimination.
This is unacceptable and I strongly hope that the appropriate actions are taken. These are individuals that are supposed to lead our state and protect our people. We’ve seen far too often those in power express these acts of hate and discrimination.”