Tag Archives: Mike Craig

HOUSTON: Campaign To Repeal LGBT Rights Ordinance Fails Petition Count

Via the Houston Chronicle: Opponents of Houston’s new non-discrimination ordinance did not get enough valid signatures to force a November repeal referendum, Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman announced Monday. “With respect to the referendum petition filed to repeal the ‘HERO’ ordinance, there are simply too many documents with irregularities and problems to overlook,” Feldman said. “The petition …

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HOUSTON: Activists Say Valid Petition Signatures Fall Short Of Number Needed To Place LGBT Rights Repeal On Ballot

From the Houston Chronicle: City of Houston officials plan to announce Monday whether a petition submitted by opponents of the city’s new nondiscrimination ordinance contains enough valid signatures to force a vote on repealing the measure this November. Opponents claimed to have gathered and verified 31,000 names, but City Attorney David Feldman said Friday many of the more than 5,000 …

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HOUSTON: Activists Publish Names Of Those Who Signed Anti-Gay Petition

Houston activists have posted a database containing the 50,000+ names of those who signed the petition to place a repeal of the HERO ordinance on the public ballot, so expect the usual screams of “homofascism.” Volunteers continue to pore over the signatures in the validation process which is expected to be finished shortly. This morning JMG reader Mike Craig sent …

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