Anderson Says Recall Group Using Children To Collect Names

Saturday, April 26, 2014

City Councilman Chris Anderson said Friday that members of a group trying to recall him are using children in the effort.

He said, “I've gotten multiple reports from across my district that the individuals behind the recall effort are using children to collect signatures. By sending children door to door, peddling the homophobic message that being a gay elected representative is somehow harming our city's children, the recall effort has stooped to a new low.

“I want to condemn this in the strongest possible language - in civic discourse, manipulating children to advance a hateful political agenda is unacceptable, disgusting, and just plain wrong.”


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