Controversial remarks posted to Facebook by Carlsbad city councilor


CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – There’s a lot of controversy in one New Mexico city over the comments one of its city councilors made on social media.

JR Doporto posted on his Facebook page following the Women’s March over the weekend, saying in part, “Women have rights. A right to cook, clean and a right to get slapped.” He goes on to say, “The NFL playoffs are on, stop your protesting.”

According to the Carlsbad Current Argus, Doporto apologized for the post at a council meeting Tuesday night saying he regretted it.

At last check, Doporto has deleted his Facebook page.

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