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Published:March 7th, 2010 22:32 EST
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GOP "Family Values" Politician Outed As Gay

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Sources tell CBS13 that a state senator from Southern California was arrested for allegedly driving drunk after leaving Faces, a gay nightclub in midtown Sacramento, early Wednesday morning.

The California Highway Patrol pulled over Senator Roy Ashburn at 2:00 a.m. Wednesday after an officer noticed a black Chevy Tahoe swerving at 13th and L Streets.

roy ashburnAshburn, a father of four, is a Republican Senator representing parts of Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino Counties, with a history of opposing gay rights."

http://cbs13.com/local/ashburn.arrest.dui.2.1534505.html

Deja vu all over again. How many times have we read articles about Republican "family values" politicians with a wide stance, who are outed as homosexuals?

Of course there is nothing wrong with being a homosexual, but there`s a lot wrong with being a hypocrite. Certainly, any politician who is arrested for DUI should seriously consider resigning.

Politicians are the scum of the Earth, but they think they walk on water. Ashburn consistently voted against gay rights, but he thought he could get away with partying at a night club that bills itself as "Sacramento`s premier GLBTI Nightclub since 1985."

Ashburn should apologize to his conservative followers and to his gay pals at the club for his hypocrisy. Ashburn should admit he`s a homosexual, and stop trying to deny lesbians and gay brothers and sisters basic civil rights.

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