COSTA MESA — Today, Dr. Hans Keirstead released the following statement condeming Congressman Rohrabacher’s anti-gay rhetoric.
“This can’t be excused away by a generation gap or the Congressman’s eccentricities. Today’s comments by Congressman Rohrabacher were bigoted and hateful, period,” stated Dr. Hans Keirstead.
“Every American deserves equal protection under the law and Orange County deserves a Congressman who will fight for them regardless of their age, race, or sexual orientation,” said Keirstead.
“I commend the National Association of Realtors who rescinded their support of Congressman Rohrabacher and I encourage other groups who oppose hate to do the same,” stated Dr. Hans Keirstead.
Dr. Hans Keirstead: A husband, father, scientist and Orange County business leader, Dr. Hans Keirstead is one of the world’s leading innovators in stem cell research and medical treatments. Hans has led therapy breakthroughs for late-stage cancers, multiple sclerosis, ALS, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injury, and retinal diseases. Hans has launched multiple successful medical research companies in Orange County and is currently CEO at AIVITA Biomedical, where he is focusing on developing a cancer treatment that is proving to be the most effective treatment for cancer that has ever reached the final phases of clinical trials.
CA-48: Cook Political Report upgraded CA-48 from “Lean Republican” to “Toss Up” citing Dr. Hans Keirstead’s candidacy and Dana Rohrabacher’s vulnerability.