As Christofascist extremist continue to harass shoppers at Target and Republicans continue to prostitute themselves to the "godly folk" by continuing to push anti-LGBT legislation, a story out of Georgia again reminds us that the real threat to children and women is Republican elected and party officials. The former chairman of the Cobb County Republican Party was arrested yesterday and charged with child molestation. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has details. Before engaging in anti-transgender hysteria, the GOP needs to clean its own putrid house. Here are story highlights:
The former chairman of the Cobb County Republican Party was arrested Friday morning and charged with child molestation.
Joseph Russell Dendy, 71, was arrested at his West Cobb home and charged with aggravated child molestation and child molestation, both felonies. He was being held at the Cobb jail without bond early Friday afternoon.
Dendy allegedly molested two boys, ages 4 and 12, during separate incidents inside his Creekview Court home, his arrest warrant says. One victim, who is now 20, told police he was molested in 2007 or 2008, when he was 12 or 13 years old. A second victim said Dendy molested him in December 2011, according to police.
An arrest warrant was issued for Dendy late Thursday, and deputies went to his home and arrested him at 9 a.m. Friday, booking records showed.
Dendy served two, two-year terms as leader of the Cobb GOP and was succeeded last year by his vice chair, Rose Wing.