Kern says she'll accept help from Christian law firm

Oklahoma City_An Oklahoma state representative who has been criticized for saying homosexuality poses a bigger threat to the U.S. than terrorism says she'll accept help from a Christian law firm.

Rep. Sally Kern says she accepted the offer from the Thomas More Law Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. The nonprofit public interest firm would represent the Oklahoma City Republican should legal action be filed against her because of her comments.

A spokesman for the firm says it would not charge Kern to represent her and that her local attorney would be Bill Kumpe of Tulsa.

The remarks by Kern gained nationwide attention after they were recorded and posted on the video sharing Web site YouTube by the Washington, D.C.-based Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund earlier this month.

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