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for donating to an anti-gay candidate in 2004


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Mother Jones denounces OkCupid's CEO for donating to an anti-gay candidate in 2004 http://j.mp/1iqveGt #TCOT




It appears that OkCupid's co-founder and CEO, Sam Yagan, is guilty of having donated to an anti-gay candidate!

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But there's a hitch: OkCupid's co-founder and CEO Sam Yagan once donated to an anti-gay candidate. (Yagan is also CEO of Match.com.) Specifically, Yagan donated $500 to Rep. Chris Cannon (R-Utah) in 2004, reports Uncrunched. During his time as congressman from 1997 to 2009, Cannon voted for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, against a ban on sexual-orientation based job discrimination, and for prohibition of gay adoptions.

He's also voted for numerous anti-choice measures, earning a 0 percent rating from NARAL Pro Choice America. Among other measures, Cannon voted for laws prohibiting government from denying funds to medical facilities that withhold abortion information, stopping minors from crossing state lines to obtain an abortion, and banning family planning funding in US aid abroad. Cannon also earned a 7 percent rating from the ACLU for his poor civil rights voting record: He voted to amend FISA to allow warrant-less electronic surveillance, to allow NSA intelligence gathering without civil oversight, and to reauthorize the PATRIOT act.

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Mother Jones Denounces OkCupid's CEO

OkCupid's CEO Donated to an Anti-Gay Campaign Once, Too | Mother Jones


oh dear.