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Chuck Hurley: 'Healing' openly gay students before they become openly fair-minded judges

by Jeremy Hooper

Back in the spring of '08, Iowa's Chuck Hurley raised eyebrows when, instead of working to actually combat the clear and demonstrable problem that is anti-LGBT bullying in America's schools, he made the feeble/dangerous/offensive choice to write a letter asking straight kids to "pray throughout the day for the salvation and healing of openly gay students":

From the desk of Chuck Hurley

Now fast forward two years and change. Even as we speak, Hurley is on board the so-called "Judge Bus," motoring around the Hawkeye State as part of the National Organization For Marriage/Family Research Council/Iowa For Freedom effort to remove pro-equality Supreme Court justices:

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Because what better authority on judging than a man who looks the most vulnerable student population directly in the eye and determines that they, and not the youthful stone-casters, are the ones in need of "values"?

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