I am disappointed by some who choose to defend Sen. Chris Buttars in saying that "black" need not only refer to race. While this is true, Sen. Buttars said, "This baby is black. It's a dark, ugly thing." He did not say it was "black magic" or "a black eye." He said it is an ugly black baby.

Sen. Buttars needs to step down, not because the NAACP says so, but because we, the people of Utah, do not share the same hateful, racist feelings as Sen. Buttars.

Bruce Jarvis

Murray