I was not surprised when I found out that Newport Beach Councilman Scott Peotter was in hot water for bashing gays. This is what I have come to expect from him.
Over a year ago, when the OC GOP met to decide on whether to endorse Republican Hugh Nguyen, who at the time was running for OC Clerk-Recorder, Peotter stood up and said that it is optional for the OC Clerk-Recorder’s office to perform marriage ceremonies. Peotter said the Clerk-Recorder can either perform all marriages (both same-sex and opposite-sex) or perform no marriages, as we reported. Continue reading