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  • Tuesday, March 15, 2005


    Scary Paul Cameron

    AmericaBlog has a post about the return of Paul Cameron, a scientific "expert" who has been spreading quite nasty misinformation about gay people for, well, over twenty years. According to the post, his theories are so strange and outre that even the religious far right hasn't quoted his work for five or more years. Read the whole post but here's a little bit from it:
    "At the 1985 Conservative Political Action Conference, Cameron announced to the attendees, 'Unless we get medically lucky, in three or four years, one of the options discussed will be the extermination of homosexuals.' According to an interview with former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, Cameron was recommending the extermination option as early as 1983." - Mark E. Pietrzyk, News-Telegraph, March 10, 1995.

    "At least twice Cameron has advocated the tattooing of AIDS patients on the face, so that people would know when they were meeting with an infected person. The penalty for trying to hide the tattoo would be banishment to the Hawaiian island of Molokai, a former leper colony. In the event that a vaccine were developed to prevent AIDS, Cameron has proposed that homosexuals be castrated to prevent them from 'cheating' on nature." - Mark E. Pietrzyk, News-Telegraph, March 10, 1995.
    Obviously a charming and sensitive fellow.

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