Tag Archives: Pat Brady

ILLINOIS: Six Of Seven Anti-Gay State GOP Committee Members Lose Seats

Remember how NOM vowed revenge on former Illinois state GOP chairman Pat Brady for endorsing same-sex marriage? Brady did end up resigning but also gone now are most of his detractors on the state GOP committee. Illinois Republicans across the state held elections for all 18 state central committee member posts this week, replacing six of the seven officials who ...

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ILLINOIS: ACLU Hires Ousted GOP Chair Pat Brady To Lobby For Gay Marriage

Earlier this year the Republican Party of Illinois ousted its chairman, Pat Brady, after NOM and other anti-gay groups called for his removal for endorsing same-sex marriage.  But Brady now has a new gig. The ACLU hired Next Generation Public Affairs, a governmental affairs and public relations firm co-founded by Brady and Matt Strawn, former chairman of the Iowa Republican ...

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NOM Cheers Pat Brady’s Resignation

“Brady fell into the lie that Republicans do not care about marriage and won’t take vigorous action against those in their party who abandon marriage. Brady has quickly learned his lesson. Other Republicans who are tempted to abandon the party platform on marriage should take note or they will also risk their political careers. The pro-marriage GOP grassroots in Illinois ...

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ILLINOIS: Pro-Gay State GOP Head Pat Brady To Step Down Tomorrow

After months of screaming and in-person protests, the hate groups have finally gotten their scalp. The Illinois GOP’s beleaguered party chairman is stepping down because of personal and professional reasons. Top Republican officials have told the Daily Herald that Chairman Pat Brady of St. Charles will announce the move Tuesday morning, effective immediately. Brady declined to comment Monday about the ...

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Yet Another Fail For Porno Pete

Just a few days ago we learned of Porno Pete’s hilariously failed attempt to stalk the performers and attendees of the Hunky Jesus contest in San Francisco.  Today we see he spent tens of dollars to create a vinyl banner to parade around outside a meeting of the Illinois GOP, which gathered this weekend to consider a motion to unseat ...

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Another Defeat For NOM: Bid To Oust Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady Fails

NOM’s campaign to oust gay-friendly Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady has failed. A special Saturday meeting of top Illinois Republicans to debate the fate of state GOP Chairman Pat Brady over his support for same-sex marriage was abruptly canceled after sources said a group pushing for Brady’s ouster lacked the necessary votes. In a statement, several members of the Illinois ...

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NOM Vows To Destroy Pat Brady

“Brady has betrayed us, betrayed his party, misrepresented ‘key Republican values,’ and insulted conservative voters in Illinois and across America who deserve leaders who refuse to sell out on such a fundamental and crucial issue like the defense of marriage, children and family. The future of marriage in Illinois demands that Brady be replaced immediately with a brave pro-marriage individual ...

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Pat Brady: I Won’t Back Down

“If people want to throw me out because I took a stand on an issue of discrimination [as] the chairman of the Republican Party, the party founded by Abraham Lincoln, then that’s – that’s up to them and they’re free to do it. But I’m not backing down.” – Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady, reacting to widespread calls for his ...

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