President of Women’s Republican Club of New Orleans Touts Biblical Positives of Slavery

Women’s Republican Club of New Orleans Via Facebook

Martha Henderson Huckabay, President of the Women’s Republican Club of New Orleans, was previously in Big Easy Magazine’s spotlight for warning of “nanobytes” in COVID vaccines. Huckabay has once more garnered attention by defending the institution of slavery, by weighing into a discussion between State Representative Raymond Garofalo (R-Chalmette) and State Representative Stephanie Hilferty (R-Metairie).

Matha Huckabay Via Facebook

What is Stephanie Hilferty doing here? Why is she trying to trap a Republican and twist his words? 

How does she 100% know there is “no good to slavery” if none of us were around during slavery?

Weren’t some slaves treated really well?

I know in the Bible they were.

The story began when Chalmette State Representative Raymond Garofalo proposed a bill where-in he wanted to ban “critical race theory” from being taught, a complex subject that conservatives have been using as a talking point recently to score political points. He said that he, in fact, wanted to “teach the good, the bad, and the ugly” about slavery. To which Hilferty replied, “There’s nothing good about slavery” to laughter.

Garofalo corrected himself, saying that, “You’re right. I didn’t mean to imply that. I don’t believe that, and I know that’s the case. But I’m using the term, ‘the good, bad, and ugly as a generic way of saying that you can teach any facts, factually based on anything.”

Both Hilferty and Garofalo have spoken directly to the media about the incident. Garofalo has tried to clarify his words, explain the terminology “good, bad, and ugly” was meant “generically,” and Hilferty claimed he was, “…talking about the good in slavery.”

Whether Garofalo meant that there were good aspects to slavery or whether he was speaking “generically,” Huckaby repeatedly came to his defense, and to the defense of slavery itself. The above was not her only post related to slavery and Garofalo. She also wrote in another post, “Slavery goes all they [sic] way back to biblical times, and if you’ve read your Bible, you would know that many of the slaves loved their masters, and their masters loved them, and took very good care of them, and their families.”

In addition, she indicated that, “Stephanie (Hilferty) has been indoctrinated by leftis [sic] marxisum [sic] education.”

Martha Huckabay Via Facebook

It’s a bizarre hill to figuratively die on, “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of slavery, but one that Huckabay seems more than happy to indulge in.

Critical Race Theory (CRT) comes down to two basic points, according to Wikipedia: “First, that white supremacy (societal racism) exists and maintains power through the law. Second, that transforming the relationship between law and racial power, and also achieving racial emancipation and anti-subordination more broadly, are possible.”

Huckabay continues to be a COVID anti-vaxxer conspiracy theorist. She also believes the Capitol riot was staged and “the Big Lie” that Trump won the 2020 election. She also believes that the Derrick Chauvin convicted of killing George Floyd and the one standing on his neck are not the same people.

Previously Big Easy Magazine covered Garofalo’s comments concerning slavery here.

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