McDonnell On Gays: Robert McDonnell's Comments On Gays Resurface After Thesis Uproar

11/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Amy Gardner Washington Post

As chairman of the House Courts of Justice Committee, McDonnell sat at the head of the proceedings, with his Senate counterpart next to him and committee members on both sides...

In comments before the hearing, McDonnell indicated that Askew's sexual conduct was relevant, telling one newspaper that "certain homosexual conduct" could disqualify a person from being a judge because it violates the state's crimes against nature law.

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