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I am percent in favor of all gay rights -- with one exception, and that's marriage. On Sunday at a meeting with ultra-orthodox rabbis, Paladino had said he didn't want children to be "brainwashed" into thinking homosexuality was an "equally valid and successful option. But Tuesday afternoon, Paladino's campaign issued a statement from the candidate in which he apologized "for any comment that may have offended the Gay and Lesbian Community or their family members.
Frank James. New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino responds to a reporter's question Sunday about prior controversial remarks while campaigning. The political carnival that is the campaign of New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino continued to roll along Wednesday.
The alliance between the Republican Carl P. Paladino and an Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn has fallen apart, with the rabbi denouncing Mr. Paladino on Wednesday for his apology over remarks he had made about homosexuality on Sunday.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. On the issue of gay marriage specifically, Paladino now claims simply to have "the same position on this issue as President Barrack Obama [sic].
Marching bands. Italian and American flags. Not a bikini-clad, gyrating gay guy in sight.
State liquor license records show that Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino once collected rent from two gay clubs in downtown Buffalo, according to a published report. Cobalt operated as a gay bar in and most of and was run by Paladino's son, William, according to the Daily News. A Buffalo News review of Colbat in touted it as "Way Gay," adding, "The queens, the techno, the cocktails, the kind of gyration normally confined to Manhattan was in full flaming force at Cobalt.
Carl Paladino is apologizing for things he said about homosexuality and offering a "clarifying" statement on his own views, in which he calls himself a "simple man" who has "made mistakes all his life. The apology came as condemnation was growing of Paladino over some of his comments over the past two days, mostly in connection with saying as he visited an Orthodox Jewish synagogue that he didn't want kids "brainwashed" into thinking that being gay was an equally "valid" lifestyle. About forty gay-rights activists showed up outside Paladino's offices in Buffalo earlier today picture below to protest the comments.
Last night, popular Google search term and less popular candidate for the governor of New York Carl Paladino issued an apology for his recent deluge of statements about members of the gay and lesbian community. VF Daily obtained a copy of the statement peppered with what seem to be neglected suggestions from a campaign copy editor. I am Carl Paladino, a father, a husband, a builder and a business owner [Nice start, Carl!
Paladinothe Republican nominee for governor of New York, apologized on Tuesday for delivering comments that offended gay people, even as his campaign manager provoked a new controversy by calling the Democratic nominee, Andrew M. In a letter to the public totaling more than words, Mr. But shortly after the apology was released, Mr.