NH's first openly transgender lawmaker won't take office
Good. She's a crook.
In 2008, Laughton served four months in jail on a charge of conspiracy to commit credit card fraud. She was then known as Barry Charles Jr. She had been sentenced to a longer term, but she was released early, with a requirement for 10 years of good behavior. A New Hampshire newspaper reported her criminal history last week, leading Republican officials to call for her resignation, even though her record did not disqualify her from holding office.