Endorsement Raises Questions for Gay Voter

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Editor:

 

City Council candidate Steve Dicterow’s very first major endorsement came from Republican Congressman Dana Rohrbacher.  Dicterow was and is very proud of it, and even hosted Rohrbacher as a featured guest at his campaign kick-off party recently.

Now Mr. Dicterow just needs to explain to the gay population of Laguna Beach why he courted the endorsement of Rohrbacher, who has a score of 0% from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) on GLBT issues.  Rohrbacher supports a constitutional amendment banning marriage equality, voted against hate crimes legislation, is full-throatedly for banning adoption of children by gay parents, and voted against the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) – to name a few of his positions.  Does Dicterow share these positions?

I realize that the Boom Boom Room is now closed Steve, but Laguna Beach still has a sizable gay population. Don’t you care about us at all?

 

James Dorf, Laguna Beach

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