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    Delgaudio: ‘Human Rights Campaign can’t silence me’

    The radical homosexuals infiltrating the U.S. Congress plan to create a new America based on sexual promiscuity …

    This is the view of Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling), stated in an email blast Jan. 5, 2012.

    “Indoctrinate an entire generation of American children with pro-homosexual propaganda and eliminate traditional values from American society,” wrote Delgauidio in his duties as president of the Public Advocate of the U.S., which describes itself as a lobby for “traditional families” and “faith-based initiatives.”

    The email was pushed via a marketing email list of political magazine, “The Weekly Standard.”

    An email to “Standard” editor William Kristol for comment wasn’t returned as of Jan. 17.

    Delgaudio made no apologies for the email when contacted Monday, saying he hopes to spread Public Advocate’s message to more than 30 million people this year.

    “If someone thinks they can deny me this discussion, they are smoking serious weed,” Delgaudio said, referring to a discussion on same-sex marriage and what he calls the “Homosexual Classrooms Act,” the primary target of the email.

    The official name for the legislation is the “Student Non-Discrimination Act.” U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced the bill to end discrimination and bullying based on sexual-orientation in schools.

    “This past summer, the country mourned the lives of LGBT youth who committed suicide after relentless bullying in public schools,” Polis said in a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee email. “Discrimination based on sexual orientation must come to an end, especially in our schools.”

    The Public Advocate email says the bill will “require schools to teach appalling homosexual acts … spin impressionable students in a whirlwind of sexual confusion and misinformation … force private and even religious schools to teach a pro-homosexual curriculum ...”

    David Weintraub, a co-founder of Equality Loudoun, a gay-, lesbian- , bisexual- and transgender-friendly organization, said Delgaudio’s email isn’t surprising in that it’s “difficult to find within it a single statement about the bill that is truthful.”

    “[Delgaudio’s email] is designed to defame every human being who happens to be gay, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender for Mr. Delgaudio’s profit,” Weintraub says. “it defames us in a particularly inflammatory way, one designed to make his target audience fear for the safety of their children and all they hold dear. His lies about us inflame hatred.”

    Delgaudio said “that facts are that I use that email list,” adding that he uses numerous email lists to advocate his organization’s message.

    The Sterling supervisor questioned whether the Human Rights Campaign, which quickly demanded a condemnation from the “Standard,” didn’t have “someone else to pick on.”

    “With a sledgehammer they try to crush me,” Delgaudio said. “They can’t crush my voice.”


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