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GOP House candidate: Gay couples are 'creatures that are so destructive'

GOP House candidate: Gay couples are 'creatures that are so destructive'

Republican House candidate Anthony Culler on Monday doubled down on his description of gays as "gremlins," posting a video on Facebook in which he warns that same-sex couples threaten to undermine traditional Christian values.

"Same-sex couples that want to destroy traditional marriage and our way of life: They're gremlins," he says. "They're these creatures that are so destructive."

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Culler, who is running to unseat Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), came under fire earlier Monday over a Facebook post in which he called same-sex marriage a "pestilence" and likened gays to the titular Gremlins in the 1980s horror-comedy movie. (For those unfamiliar with the film, the Gremlins appear cute and cuddly but quickly transform into crazed, destructive monsters.)