By The Daily Caller 03/04/10 at 12:37 PM
State Senator Roy Ashburn (R-CA), a fierce opponent of gay rights in the Golden State, was pulled over for a DUI after leaving a Sacramento gay club in a state-issued car. Accompanying Ashburn in the car was an unidentified male passenger. State Senator Ashburn was placed into the custody of the Sacramento County Jail, where he was eventually released on $1400 bail.
Roy Ashburn is married, with four children. His district includes parts of San Bernadino, Kern, and Tulare counties. Before being elected to the California Senate Senate, Ashburn served six years as a state assemblyman.
State Senator Roy Ashburn released the following statement: