Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Appoints FRC Hate Group Prez Tony Perkins To Law Commision
The Capital City News reports:
Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed former Rep. Tony Perkins to the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, and the Senate has confirmed his nomination. The commission awards grants and governs practices of State Police and local law enforcement agencies. Perkins said he is happy to be working to fight the crime problem. The appointment is the first position Perkins has accepted since leaving the legislature in 2004. He remains president of the Family Research Council in Washington and commutes there weekly during most of the year.
Perkins as we all know is the President of the officially classified anti-gay hate group The Family Research Council.
Perkins who is documented to have have ties to white supremacists groups in 1996, while managing the U.S. Senate campaign of Woody Jenkins paid $82,500 to use the mailing list of close friend and Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. Also in 2001, Perkins gave a speech and accepted an award from the Louisiana chapter of the Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC), a white supremacist group that has described black people as a “retrograde species of humanity.”