Anti-Gay Slur On Joe Jervis’ Site Traced To Senator Saxby Chambliss’ Office

Posted by | September 21, 2010 23:04 | Filed under: Top Stories

Someone named “Jimmy” posted “All Faggots Must Die” on the popular site Joe.My.God, and it was traced to the office of Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss.

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss confirmed Tuesday that he investigating whether one of his staffers left a threatening slur on an Internet discussion of the right of gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military.

“We have seen the allegations and are moving quickly to understand the facts. This office has not and will not tolerate any activity of the sort alleged,” Chambliss spokeswoman Bronwyn Lance Chester said. “Once we have ascertained whether these claims are true, we will take the appropriate steps.”

The post occurred right after the effort to repeal “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” failed in the U.S. Senate.

Blog author Joseph Jervis of New York City (pictured) used the Internet Protocol address attached to the comment to trace the slur to “the neighborhood” of Chambliss’ office in Atlanta. Readers quickly helped.

“Among the fields in which gay people are over-represented is the IT field,” said Jervis, who is also the East Coast editor for Pride magazine.

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