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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
Intern who saved Gabby Giffords’ life target of anti-gay smear
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By Pat Cunningham
Aug. 27, 2013 5:05 p.m.



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THIS is disgusting:

Daniel Hernandez Jr., the former intern who provided lifesaving first aid to Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot in 2011, has become the target of an anti-gay smear campaign seeking to remove him from a Tuscon-area school board.

After his time working with Giffords, Hernandez continued his public service as an elected board member of the Sunnyside Unified School District, but is now facing a recall effort being fueled by an anonymous, anti-gay campaign.

As Right Wing Watch notes, Hernandez is openly gay, and fliers being circulated to constituents attempt to use his sexuality against ...

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