Ex-lawmaker convicted in child porn case says he was sexually abused as kid

March 12, 2015

Forget former Congressman Aaron Schock. The Chicago Tribune reports on an Obama Democrat linked by prosecutors to child pornography. He plays the “I can’t help it, it happened to me” victim card:

Former state Rep. Keith Farnham, who is awaiting sentencing on child pornography charges, ran away from home as a child to escape sexual abuse and was later raped by a man who took him in off the streets of New York, his lawyer said in a court filing Thursday.
Farnham, 67, an Elgin Democrat…

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