Topics

Bankruptcy
O.C. grads 'embarrassed' by ex-classmate's anti-gay initiative
O.C. grads 'embarrassed' by ex-classmate's anti-gay initiative

Although the Orange County lawyer who submitted a proposed ballot measure calling for the killing of gay people appears to have gone underground, hundreds of his former classmates have stepped forward to denounce him. More than 350 Costa Mesa High School alumni have so far signed an online letter this week expressing their “shame and remorse” over the actions of Matthew McLaughlin, who wrote the so-called “Sodomite Suppression Act.” The proposed ballot measure, which has drawn condemnation statewide, calls for the killing of gay people by “bullets to the head” -- or “any other convenient method.” “McLaughlin’s...

Loading