Scandal Stirs Legal Questions in Anti-Gay Cases

Perhaps George Rekers should be charged with perjury and every case decide based on his testamony over turned and forced to undergo re-argument.

Prop 8 in California should be voided based on this lying sack of shit’s involvement in the arguments presented.

Indeed this vile closet case should never again be accorded the smallest measure of credibility and ever word emerging from his mouth or pen should be assumed to be a lie.

From the New York Times

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

For years, George A. Rekers has held himself out as an expert witness in court on homosexuality, arguing in cases concerning same-sex marriage and gay adoption that gay men and lesbians lead parlous lives and raise troubled children.

Now Dr. Rekers himself is under fire, raising new legal questions about his courtroom role.

The Miami New Times, an alternative newspaper, revealed this month that Dr. Rekers took a 10-day trip to Europe with a male prostitute whom he apparently had met through a Web site, rentboy.com.

News coverage has focused largely on his seeming hypocrisy, given that Dr. Rekers, a clinical psychologist and ordained Baptist minister, has written that “leaders of the homosexual revolt” use “manipulative techniques of classic revolutionary strategies” to keep homosexuals from trying to change their orientation.

But legal experts say the scandal may affect more than Dr. Rekers’s reputation. They say it places obligations on those who have relied on Dr. Rekers to inform the court in at least one continuing case to modify or withdraw their arguments.

Continue reading at:  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/19/us/19rekers.html?scp=1&sq=Rekers&st=cse

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