He promoted fisting in schools. He told kids how to cruise leather bars. He was a pedophile. He promoted porn in the classroom. He ignored the sexual abuse of a teenager. The nasty attacks even prompted 53 Republican members of Congress to demand that President Obama fire Jennings.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Since this story was originally published, the former student referred to as "Brewster" has stepped forward to reveal that he was 16 years old, not 15, at the time of the incident described in this report. Click here to read the latest story. President Obama's "safe schools czar," under fire from critics who say he's unfit for his job, acknowledged Wednesday that he "should have handled [the] situation differently" years ago when he was a schoolteacher and didn't report that a year-old boy told him that he was having sex with an older man. Jennings has written that he told the boy, "I hope you knew to use a condom.
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I posted about how the FRC started a campaign against Jennings this past week, going so far as to take a full page ad out in the Washington Examiner full of misleading quotations from Jennings, without context and chopped down to look more damning. To me, though, the quotations that they pulled, which show that Jennings doesn't lend himself to hysterics on drugs or teen sexuality, only made him seem more qualified to me. More importantly, since his office is also charged with addressing moral issues like drugs in schools, it makes sense to have someone heading that office who seems like he can see through the worst aspects of the War on Drugs terror campaign. But just because I have a pretty shitty sense of morality doesn't mean FRC is right to quote Jennings out of context. One of the quotations in the Washington Examiner ad, from a speech Jennings gave, implied that Jennings was trying to promote teenage gay sex.
The House just passed the Equality Act for the second time in two years. With a Democratic majority in the Senate, we have a real chance to make history and, for the first time ever, write explicit discrimination protections for LGBTQ people into our federal civil rights laws. President Joe Biden repealed the discriminatory trans military ban. Yet just days ago, the Mississippi Legislature sent Gov. The nightmare is far from over, and we cannot get complacent.