Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice, Abstinence-Only, Paul Stanley (R-Tenn.) Admits to Extramarital Affair With Intern

Good Paul Stanley, Bad Paul Stanley

From 1997 -1999 he was Vice Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation. Paul was Senior Field Representative to U.S. Senator Bill Frist from 1995-1997 and served on the Republican State Executive Committee from 1998-2002. He is a member of Christ United Methodist Church where he serves as a Sunday school teacher and board member of their day school.

Adoption – Prohibits any individual who is cohabitating in a sexual relationship outside of a marriage that is valid under the constitution and laws of this state from adopting a minor. – Amends TCA Title 36 and Title 49.

SB 0078, introduced by Paul Stanley
Tennessee General Assembly, January 29, 2009

As with Mark Sanford, we’ll do a complete write-up once the initial furor dies down — no doubt there’s a lot more info to come. In the meantime, the headlines tell all to date:

Man Arrested For Blackmailing Sen. Paul Stanley
WREG, July 21, 2009

Testimony paints blackmail picture of state senator
Nashville Post, July 22, 2009

State Senator allegedly blackmailed over affair
Nashville Post, July 21, 2009

Extortion sting links state Sen. Paul Stanley, legislative intern
Memphis Commercial Appeal, July 21, 2009

Suspect, Agent Say Senator Had Affair With Intern
NewsChannel 5, July 22, 2009

Stanley told TBI of intern sex: Met extortion suspect to facilitate arrest by police
Memphis Commercial Appeal, July 22, 2009

Senator Paul Stanley Resigns From Committee
WREG, July 22, 2009

Abstinence-Supporting GOP State Lawmaker Admits To Sex With 22-Year-Old Intern
TPMMuckraker, July 23, 2009

Exclusive: Joel Watts Tells Why He Exposed Senator
WREG, July 23, 2009

Blackmail scheme takes another twist
Nashville Post, July 23, 2009

Stanley’s Mistress Married
WREG, July 23, 2009

Stanley remark on sex recalled: Met Planned Parenthood day before extortion text
Memphis Commercial Appeal, July 23, 2009

Blogger Blasts Senator Stanley
MyFoxMemphis, July 23, 2009

Stanley’s First Wife Swore Out A Restraining Order In 1994
Nashville Post, July 23, 2009

Add Wife Beater to the List of Accusations Against Stanley
Nashville Scene, July 23, 2009

Restraining Order (PDF)

Anti-gay, pro-abstinence legislator had affair with intern
Raw Story, July 24, 2009

State Sen. Paul Stanley criticized illicit sex: Memphis senator shunned Planned Parenthood
Commercial Appeal, July 24, 2009

Stanley and Mistress’ Scandalous Pasts Surface
MyFoxMemphis, July 24, 2009

Nude pictures of former Volusia resident at center of Tennessee sex scandal involving lawmaker
Orlando Sentinel, July 26, 2009

Stanley haunts GOP meet: Gubernatorial hopefuls quizzed on state senator
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 26, 2009

Shelby Co. GOP Chair Calls on Stanley to Resign
WREG, July 27, 2009

Former Spruce Creek High School student body president at center of political sex scandal
News-Journal Online, July 27, 2009

Republican Leaders Speak Out About Paul Stanley
WREG, July 27, 2009

Ramsey Condemns Stanley’s Affair as ‘Unconscionable’
Nashville Scene, July 26 2009

Ramsey Defends Stanley’s Three-Month Silence on Scandal
Nashville Scene, July 27 2009

County School Board’s Pickler Eyeing Stanley’s State Senate Seat
Memphis Flyer, July 27, 2009

Previously, and just as juicy (if not as titillating):

Feds raid Stanford Financial; Memphis office shut in fraud investigation
Commercial Appeal, February 17, 2009

SEC Charges R. Allen Stanford, Stanford International Bank for Multi-Billion Dollar Investment Scheme
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, February 17, 2009

State Senator says he had no knowledge of FBI raid
Nashville Post, February 17
, 2009

Search Warrant (PDF), April 14, 2009

Stay tuned for developments!


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  • [...] Backstory:Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice, Abstinence-Only, Paul Stanley (R-Tenn.) Admits to Extramarital Affair With In…, July 27, 2009 Sen. Paul Stanley has … announced his resignation on Memphis radio. He went on WREC, a conservative talk station where the friendly host tossed softball questions at the senator for 20 minutes. The obvious question that was never asked: “Senator, what the hell were you thinking?” Or how about, “Hey Paul, did you really try to strangle your first wife?” Instead, Stanley was asked to comment on media coverage of his travails, and he took the opportunity to slam bloggers. Isn’t that nice? [...]