Anti-gay senator arrested after leaving gay bar

Police in Sacramento arrested a Southern California senator for driving under the influence Wednesday, according to local television stations CBS13.
Senator Roy Ashburn's (R-Calif.) police photograph following his DUI arrest. (Courtesy of Bakersfield.com)

Police in Sacramento arrested a Southern California senator for driving under the influence Wednesday, according to local television stations CBS13.

Senator Roy Ashburn, who is historically anti-gay, reportedly left gay club Faces with an unnamed male companion before being pulled over and charged with a DUI and a blood alcohol content level greater than .08 percent, according to the station.

Ashburn drove a state-issued vehicle at the time and was released on $1,400 bond.

For the original CBS13 report, click here.

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