Tag Archives: Courage Campaign

Activist Groups React To Mozilla News

Courage Campaign “Across the country, the LGBT community and progressive activists are heartened by Mozilla’s decisive action to remove Mr. Eich as the CEO of their for-profit and nonprofit ventures. It is a testament to the power of online grassroots organizing. The decision to hold its CEO to the same high standards of inclusion and equality that the company advocates, ...

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Petition Of The Day

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New Campaign: Mitt Gets Worse

American Bridge 21st Century and Courage Campaign Super PAC have launched an anti-Romney campaign modeled on Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” project. Clip description: Julie Goodridge was a lead plaintiff in Goodridge v. Dept of Public Health — the lawsuit that brought same-sex marriage to Massachusetts. In this video, Goodridge shares her family’s encounters with Gov. Mitt Romney, including a ...

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Prop 8 Standing Reactions

Human Rights Campaign “With today’s decision, the case challenging Prop 8 returns to federal court and we are one step closer to ending discrimination against loving California couples. Thousands of California families remain in legal limbo and we urge the Ninth Circuit to quickly issue its decision. We thank the courageous plaintiffs, the American Foundation for Equal Rights, and the ...

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Senate DOMA Vote Reactions

Log Cabin Republicans “Today’s hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee makes clear what we already knew – that while the nation is fast approaching a tipping point in favor of respecting all marriages, we are not there yet,” said R. Clarke Cooper, Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director. “There is much work to be done before we cross the finish line. ...

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Courage Campaign To John Boehner

Yesterday the Courage Campaign flew the above banner over a California GOP golf tournament fundraiser attended by House Speaker John Boehner.

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ACTION ITEM: Sign Complaint About Deceptive SB 48 Petition Gathering

Please consider signing the Courage Campaign’s complaint about the lying ways that our enemies are gathering signatures to repeal California’s SB 48.

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What Will Historians Write?

A new message from the Courage Campaign calls for help in fighting the repeal of California’s LGBT history bill.

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DOMA Repeal To Advance In Senate

Responding to pressure from the Courage Campaign, Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) has agreed to become the tenth and final vote needed to advance the bill to repeal DOMA out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. While the repeal effort has a reasonable chance of success in the Senate, it is, of course, doomed in the GOP-dominated House.

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Parents Pay Tribute To Fallen Soldier Son Who Died In The Closet Due To DADT

Watch this. (Tipped by JMG reader Amber)

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Prop 8 Reactions

Lambda Legal “Because the federal appeals judges said they need clarification, we look forward to a decision by the California Supreme Court confirming that initiative proponents lack legal standing to continue the Perry case. They are not law enforcers, and have the same limited rights as everyone else to litigate only when their own rights are at stake, not merely ...

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Legal Teams Arriving At Ninth Circuit Court

At this writing, the legal teams from both sides and the original Perry V Schwarzenegger plaintiffs are fielding quite the media circus outside the Ninth Circuit Court in San Francisco. Adam Bink is live-blogging the proceedings over at the Courage Campaign’s site and you can follow the latest action on Twitter at the hashtag #Prop8.

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HRC & Courage Campaign To Carly Fiorina: Reject The Extremists At NOM

NOM has spent over $220K supporting Carly Fiorina. HRC and the Courage Campaign want Fiorina to reject their support as religious extremism.

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HRC & Courage Campaign To File Joint IRS Complaint Against NOM’s Ruth Institute

The Human Rights Campaign and the Courage Campaign announced today that they intend to file an IRS complaint against the Ruth Institute, which is an arm of the National Organization for Marriage. The complaint demands that the IRS “revoke the Ruth Institute’s tax-exempt status and seek an injunction to prevent future violations by either the Ruth Institute or the NOM ...

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CALIFORNIA: Courage Campaign Staffer Attack By NOM Bus Tour Supporter

The Courage Campaign reports that the man pictured above attacked their cameraman during a stop on NOM’s bus tour in California. The man, who claimed to be the owner of the property, angrily told Anthony that this was private property, and quickly struck Anthony in the arm, knocking the camera to the ground. Our tour camera has been damaged, and ...

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Quote Of The Day – Brian Brown

“I looked at the website. Gee, they’ve discovered that NOM is a coalition of people of diverse religious views who believe gay marriage will hurt marriage as a social institution. They didn’t need a whole website to ‘expose’ that; I could have told them. We’re flattered. HRC is a $40 million organization whose heavy-handed attacks on NOM only prove that ...

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LAUNCHED: HRC & Courage Campaign Collaborate On “NOM Exposed” Site

The Human Rights Campaign and the Courage Campaign today launched NOM Exposed, a site devoted to unmasking the players, major backers, and strategies of the National Organization for Marriage. Via press release: As the National Organization for Marriage, or NOM, embarks on a fall election campaign to defeat candidates who support full marriage equality, the Human Rights Campaign, in collaboration ...

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Brian Brown Vs. Rick Jacobs

Things got very heated when NOM’s Brian Brown finally met the Courage Campaign’s Rick Jacobs at the final stop on NOM’s Hate Tour in DC. WATCH THIS.

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Red-Caped Catholic Nutters Support NOM At Hate Rally In Pennsylvania

At the second-to-last stop on NOM’s Hate Tour, the red-caped nutjobs from the Catholic American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property showed up to spew their usual bile. Listen as their baby-faced rep connects same-sex marriage to bestiality and declares that single-parent families are not actual families at all.

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NOM Tour Tracker Interviews Brian Brown

Adam Bink writes on NOM Tour Tracker: Notice that Brown refuses to answer virtually all the questions on the grounds that he doesn’t accept the nature of the questions because he if answers it in the hypothetical, it somehow means he accepts the right of same-sex couples to wed. Translation: If Brown affirms what Blankenhorn affirms, it would box him ...

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