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OK state house hopeful thinks gays should be stoned to death

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He says on his website he wants to apply Biblical principles to law, but some of his views are extreme. (Source: KFOR/NBC) He says on his website he wants to apply Biblical principles to law, but some of his views are extreme. (Source: KFOR/NBC)

MOORE, OK (KFOR/NBC) - Scott Esk is running for Oklahoma's House District 91 seat.

On his website, Esk says he is a conservative who wants to apply Biblical principles to Oklahoma law, but some are saying his views are extreme, to the point of supporting the execution of homosexuals by stoning.

"This is the first time I've ever come across an Oklahoman with this kind of fringe attitude," says Rob Morris, who runs the Moore Monthly magazine and the MooreDaily.com.

He was researching political candidates, trying to compile information for the public when a friend alerted him to Esk.

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