GOP senator reportedly admits anti-gay death threat came from office

From Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/09/gop-senator-reportedly-admits-antigay-death-threat-office/

By Ron Brynaert
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 — 11:08 am

“A hatred of gays and a lack of IT savvy are likely to add up to unemployment for somebody in Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ office,” Rob Quinn writes for Newser.

Jim Galloway at The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports,

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss confirmed Tuesday that he investigating whether one of his staffers left a threatening slur on an Internet discussion of the right of gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military.

“We have seen the allegations and are moving quickly to understand the facts. This office has not and will not tolerate any activity of the sort alleged,” Chambliss spokeswoman Bronwyn Lance Chester said. “Once we have ascertained whether these claims are true, we will take the appropriate steps.”

The comment was posted on Joe.My.God., a blog dedicated to gay and lesbian issues.

Continue reading at:   http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/09/gop-senator-reportedly-admits-antigay-death-threat-office/

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