Tag Archives: NAACP

NAACP Calls For Overturning Prop 8

The NAACP has issued a statement calling for the overturn of Proposition 8. “The NAACP’s mission is to help create a society where all Americans have equal protection and opportunity under the law,” wrote NAACP CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous (pictured) in a letter to legislative leaders. “Our mission statement calls for the ‘quality of rights of all persons.’ Prop. 8 …

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NAACP Likes The Ex-Gays

According to a press release from the nutters at Parents & Friends of Ex-Gays, in 2006 they were allowed to have an exhibit at the annual NAACP convention and have been invited back. Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX) sent out a mailing today titled “NAACP Rocks,” referencing a 2006 letter of appreciation from the organization to PFOX. …

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Friendly Voices: Julian Bond

“Gay and lesbian rights are not “special rights” in any way. It isn’t “special” to be free from discrimination – it is an ordinary, universal entitlement of citizenship. The right not to be discriminated against is a common-place claim we can expect to enjoy under our laws and our founding document, the Constitution. That many had to struggle to gain …

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Naugle Causes Rift Among Black Activists

Fort Lauderdale’s Naugle debacle is causing a rift among local black activists, with the NAACP coming down on the side of gay activists. On the other side, some black ministers are decrying the NAACP’s involvement, with one saying, ”The NAACP is getting away from their mission . . . the organization never got involved with sex sins. Homosexuals have masterfully …

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GOP Blows Off NAACP Forum

Only Rep. Tom Tancredo showed up at the NAACP’s forum for Republican presidential candidates. Dig how they had Tancredo field questions amid nine other empty lecterns. Eight Dems showed for their portion.

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