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CT Man Arrested for Threatening Gay Legislators Over Catholic Church Bill


A Connecticut native, I’m well aware our state is filled with plenty of crazies. And then 26-year-old Timothy Kane had to raise the bar. He’s the guy who was just charged with second-degree harassment after sending a threatening email to state Sen. Andrew McDonald and state Rep. Michael P. Lawlor (the openly gay co-chairs of the judiciary committee who helped establish same-sex marriage rights), which included a “reference to the residences of the two legislators, insinuating retaliation for their position on Senate Bill 1098 pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church, along with other derogatory statements.” Senate Bill 1098, for those not in the know, would have changed the Catholic Church’s administrative and financial structure, but was withdrawn amid protests on the Capitol. The email Kane sent was not, to our knowledge, gay specific, but is perhaps the most grotesque form of outrage aimed at legislators for proposing the bill, which religious advocates saw as yet another infringment on their rights, just like gay marriage. [Hartford Courant]

On:           Mar 19, 2009
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    • kevin (not that one)

      I just saw the movie “Constantine’s Sword” (on dvd) last night and it’s all about how the Catholic Church never has taken full responsibility for their role in violence and anti-semitism.

      It’s gotten much worse under Prada Papa.

      Anyway, I highly recommend the movie!!! It also includes now disgraced Ted “Ted 2” Haggard saying some pretty revolting things.

      Mar 19, 2009 at 11:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BobP

      What a good catholic boy!

      Mar 19, 2009 at 6:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman

      nice gayface!! who’s he kidding??

      Mar 19, 2009 at 8:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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