Transgender cop runs for office in Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Who better to run for political office than an Oklahoma City police officer who’s spent years protecting people’s rights? After 22 years on the force, Paula Sophia knows a thing or two about the community she’s hoping to represent.

Sophia says, “I have a deep concern about peace and justice, about respecting the dignity of every human being and I still deeply believe in those issues.”

Sophia’s not concerned about being the second transgender woman to run for a house seat.

The first? Sophia’s campaign manager!

“It’s time to move on, and sometimes when its time to move on its not exactly of your choosing you get called to do something and this feels right.”

Our feeling? Things could get pretty ugly when it comes to the political ads her opponents will come up with, but one thing most politicians can relate to is switching sides!

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