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Ex-Gay Candidate Linda Wall Slept With Underage Student, Blames Weed

Linda Wall is a right-wing independent candidate for Virginia’s House of Delegates. She’s also a onetime lobbyist for the anti-LGBT Family Foundation who says Christian conversion therapy helped her become heterosexual.  Oh, and she slept with one of her underage female students back when she was a junior-high school gym teacher in the early 1970s. Oops.

In an interview with the Associated Press Wall confirmed she had “sexual relations with a minor” some 40 years ago when she taught phys ed. But while her homosexuality was a sinful lifestyle she had to exorcise, Wall, 61, seems to dismiss statutory rape as a youthful indiscretion.

“Forty years ago I was a different person. I was a heavy pot smoker with … impaired judgment and made some bad choices,” she said. “You do that out of college sometimes. Some people do, some people don’t.”

Technically Wall could still be prosecuted, as there is no statute of limitations on felonies in Virginia. But her victim would have to come forward and press charges.

Source:  AP via Towleroad

On:           Oct 31, 2011
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    • doug105

      So she traded pot to be come a fundie not sure she got the better of that deal.Still she should be made to answer for messing with that 14yr old. and why didn’t queerty post the
      age ? most other sites did.

      Oct 31, 2011 at 1:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Little Kiwi

      i’ve been smoking pot for a long long time. i’ve never once messed around with a minor. because weed doesn’t make you a paedophile with incredibly impaired judgment. just like alcohol doesn’t make you blame the Jews for the wars of the world.

      it aint the weed that’s the problem, honey. it’s that fact that you’re a despicable criminal sociopath.

      Oct 31, 2011 at 2:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries

      What age did she find Jesus? When she got old and ugly and started losing the finer prospects to younger women? When she screwed up so much she lost the last mortal friend that was still speaking to her? Have you ever noticed nobody goes looking for Jesus on prom night?

      Nov 1, 2011 at 11:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sara

      That is rape! Boy girl I don’t care. Yuck. I am a conservative but this was totally wrong.

      Nov 4, 2011 at 8:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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