New Hampshire police arrested transgender state representative Stacie-Marie Laughton for distributing child sex abuse images.
Laughton, a Democrat, was America’s first transgender state representative. Born male, he went through sex change procedures to resemble a woman.
This incident isn’t Laughton’s first brush with the law. Police arrested Laughton on Nov. 12, accusing him of violating a court order prohibiting him from posting on social media about another individual. According to court documents, prosecutors also seek to impose a suspended sentence of up to nine months he was given last year.
In that case, police accused Laughton of texting 911 “for no emergency or police related matter” a dozen times between May and July 2021. Prosecutors dropped nine of the 12 charges. On the others, courts ordered him to perform community service, participate in a peer support program and remain on good behavior….