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HRC on resignation of Rep. Mark Souder: Gay people are not the threat to 'family values'

News release from Human Rights Campaign:

Human Rights Campaign Statement on Mark Souder’s Resignation

Upon news today that notoriously anti-LGBT Rep. Mark Souder, R-Ind., is resigning after an affair with a member of his staff, Human Rights Campaign spokesperson Michael Cole released the following statement:

“Rep. Souder proves once again that it’s not LGBT people who are the threat to ‘family values.’ The good citizens of Indiana would be well served to elect a successor who in both word and deed more closely mirror their own values of equality and respect for all people.”

Rep. Souder has the distinction of scoring a zero on every single Human Rights Campaign scorecard since entering Congress in 1995. He has consistently voted against equal employment protections, common-sense hate crimes laws, increases in HIV/AIDS funding and providing any measure of equality to same-sex couples.


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The lies not only permeates their speech, but also their lives.

same story repeats again and again

in the meantime....LGBT are second class citizens in the USA despite an equal share of the taxation burden

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