Citing an anonymous email, Breitbart columnist and hate group leader Austin Ruse is claiming that a gay housekeeper “assaulted” his 76 year-old employer because he was furious about Indiana’s RFRA law. From the email, which was allegedly written by the woman’s son:
John (not his real name) came to our home as usual to help clean the house. He comes every 2 weeks. My mother greeted him and was met with cursing, aggressiveness, and fury. John was very angry about the [Religious Freedom Restoration Action] just signed by Governor Pence. John yelled f-bombs and called my elderly mother a bigot and accused her and all “religious” people of discrimination. She called me after 15 minutes of his tirade and she was reduced to tears and horribly scared by him. I could hear him yelling obscenities in the background at her. John would not get on the phone and I told my mom to ask him to leave or I would call 911. He left. I raced home to find my mom still shaking. She suffers from heart disease, cancer, and can barely see. She is completely vulnerable.
Contrary to Ruse’s headline, the email does not accuse “John” of actual physical assault and there’s nothing about gay marriage in the email either. Hundreds of Breitbart commenters are reacting to Ruse’s story as you’d expect, with only a few questioning its anonymous and unsourced nature.
PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Austin Ruse was fired
by the American Family Association last year after a guest-hosting spot
on their radio network during which he declared that liberal university
officials “should all be taken out and shot.” Ruse also claims that a
Vatican priest once offered him absolution if he were to murder Hillary Clinton. Ruse is the head of C-FAM, the Catholic Family & Human Rights
Institute, which is a member of the World Congress of Families, the
coalition working with NOM and others to export anti-gay hatred to
foreign counties. During a speech at CPAC 2012, Ruse denounced the United Nations for issuing a resolution against the gay death penalty.