Gay GOP presidential candidate hopes to target LDS Church in debate

by | Aug. 11, 2011

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The Los Angeles Times ran a profile today on Fred Karger, the gay-rights activist who is a Republican candidate for president.

In the piece, "The Los Angeles Times's Mark Z. Barabak highlights the gay Republican's history of tension with the Mormon Church, and the role it plays in driving his 2012 campaign," a Politico post noted today.

The L.A. Times' piece titled, "Gay presidential candidate Fred Karger has a message," says Karger is running to tell Americans "that not only is it OK to be gay, it's also possible to be gay and an unflinching candidate for the nation's highest office." Apparently, Karger's message also involves targeting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on a national stage.

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