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1975: LAPD Chief of Police Responds to LA Pride Invitation: I’d Rather Support “Gay Conversion Week”
In 1975, LAPD Chief of Police Edward Michael Davis responded to an invitation to participate in Gay Pride Week in Los Angeles by saying he’d “much rather celebrate ‘GAY CONVERSION WEEK’.”
The photo was posted to Facebook by Kerry Bailey with the caption:

"Cleaning up the LA Pride office in prep for this year’s festival and came across this."

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1975: LAPD Chief of Police Responds to LA Pride Invitation: I’d Rather Support “Gay Conversion Week”

In 1975, LAPD Chief of Police Edward Michael Davis responded to an invitation to participate in Gay Pride Week in Los Angeles by saying he’d “much rather celebrate ‘GAY CONVERSION WEEK’.”

The photo was posted to Facebook by Kerry Bailey with the caption:

"Cleaning up the LA Pride office in prep for this year’s festival and came across this."

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danlev Posted by Dan Leveille on February 27th, 2013 at 9:00pm

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    "obviously"
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    Horrible cop! >:p
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    Fuck this dude.
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    Wow fucking amazing. I guess we have come along way. May this prick spend eternity with a dick up his ass
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    Yet another reason to hate these son-of-a-bitching cops. FUCK YOU E. M. DAVIS. Have we ever tried to convert you from...
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