Today a presser was scheduled following and alleged weekend hate crime . . .
Sadly, the rising star candidate was undermined again . . .
However, despite the disappointment . . .
There was a great deal of news followup regarding ACROSS THE GLOBE . . .
In national & international publications, the LGBT leader garnered solidarity and support.
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Justice Horn, a gay Democratic candidate for local government in Kansas City, Mo., discovered a large campaign sign with the word "fag" scrawled on it. On Sunday, Justice Horn, a Missouri activist who is running for the Jackson County Legislature, said that one of his campaign banners had been defaced with a homophobic slur.
An LGBTQ+ activist running for elected office remained defiant after his campaign poster was vandalised with a vile, homophobic slur. Justice Horn, a former NCAA wrestler turned Kansas City politician, was devastated to learn his banners had been targeted by vandals who sprayed the F slur across his photo.
Shock, anger and a renewed sense of purpose are the emotions Justice Horn is feeling after a Pride-themed campaign banner was defaced with an anti-gay slur this weekend in Kansas City, where he is running for countywide office. Horn, a former NCAA wrestler who is openly gay, discovered "FAG" spray-painted on the banner Sunday, as he said in a post on Instagram.
LGBTQ Victory Fund Condemns Homophobic Attack Against Jackson County, Missouri Candidate Justice Horn - LGBTQ Victory Fund
Washington, DC - Today Mayor Annise Parker, President & CEO of LGBTQ Victory Fund, condemned a homophobic attack against out LGBTQ candidate Justice Horn. Horn's campaign sign was defaced with a homophobic slur July 4th weekend in Kansas City, Missouri.
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