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After NCAA, ACC Pull-Out Of North Carolina, Editorials Slam Gov. McCrory For Continued Support Of HB 2

September 17, 2016 Comments off

North Carolina editorial boards are slamming Republican Gov. Pat McCrory’s decision to stand by his state’s discriminatory House Bill 2 (HB 2) following the NCAA and ACC’s recent plan to remove championship games from North Carolina. Newspaper editorial boards are highlighting the “casualty count” caused by backlash the “hateful” and

Source: After NCAA, ACC Pull-Out Of North Carolina, Editorials Slam Gov. McCrory For Continued Support Of HB 2

US Senator Richard Durbin on #ENDA and #LGBT Rights

July 17, 2013 Comments off
Advocate Against Discrimination

Advocate Against Discrimination (Photo credit: FreePride Foundation Project)

This is why I LOVE my US Senator Dick Durbin…

July 15, 2013
Dear Mr. Black:
Thank you for contacting me about employment non-discrimination. I appreciate hearing from you.
Throughout my service in Congress, I have supported legislation to end discrimination based on factors such as race, religion, and sexual orientation. Fair and equal treatment of all Americans is a cornerstone of our society and our political system. Unfortunately, despite great progress, the struggle for civil rights and equal treatment under the law continues today for many citizens.
In each of the last several Congresses including the 112th, I have cosponsored the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. This measure would prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Specifically, it would make it unlawful for employers to discharge or refuse to hire any individual, or limit any individual’s employment opportunities, based on that person’s sexual orientation.
As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and as a long-time supporter of employment non-discrimination efforts, I will continue to work toward the goals of this legislation.
Thanks again for sharing your views. Please feel free to keep in touch.
Sincerely,
United States Senator
RJD/ab

IL House Rep. Josh Harms Gives Away Hand Gun for Political Donations #LGBTNews #LGBT

Harms' Political Raffle Giveaway Prize

Harms’ Political Raffle Giveaway Prize

Recently conservative Republican IL House Representative Josh Harms’ sponsored a fund raising event.  Not so uncommon for a politician.  What is less mainstream, and personally SHOCKING is that the give away was a gun!  Yep that’s right, a hand gun!  At least if you didn’t win a weapon to shoot someone with (you don’t hunt with hand guns), you get free food!

I suppose I should be less than shocked by a man who is self described as: Pro-Business, Pro-Life, Pro-Gun, Pro-Welfare Reform, Pro-Government Reform, Pro-School Funding.  Oh, and he’s anti-LGBT as well, recently stating that a marriage is between a man and a woman.

He viewed the event as “…an opportunity for conservatives to get together and celebrate our freedoms.”

Mr. Harms, who’s freedoms are you celebrating?  

  • The freedom for women to choice what they do with their bodies? NO!
  • The freedom to marry the person you love? NO!
  • The freedom to walk safely down the street? NO!
  • The freedom from poverty? NO!
  • The freedom for your government to enable life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? NO

I guess what you really should have said, is the freedom for white heterosexual males to enforce their will on minorities, second class citizens and women.  Wow, what a man of the people you really are!

GUN RALLY… I MEAN ‘DRAWING PARTY’

On his official site he says the following:

Thank you for supporting our campaign. I personally would like to invite you to the “Drawing Party.” There is free food and no charge. Details are as follows:

Josh Harms’ Gun Raffle Party

Saturday, March 2nd, 6pm at Miss Karol’s

1104 E. Walnut (Rt. 1 & 24)

Watseka, IL

It is an opportunity for conservatives to get together and celebrate our freedoms.  Please feel free to invite others.

If you have not yet bought your tickets, please click HERE for more information.

I hope to see you there.

Josh Harms HandGun Giveway

Josh Harms Hand Gun Giveaway

Josh Harms Rifle Give Away

Josh Harms Rifle Give Away

via Gun Raffle Drawing Party – March 2nd, 6pm @ Miss Karol’s in Watseka | Rep. Josh Harms.

The Real Gay Agenda Republicans Don’t Want You to See

September 24, 2012 Comments off

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws

—Amendment 14 Section 1 of the United States Constitution

Its time the Government abide by the law of the people of this great nation and the vision of our founding fathers that ALL American’s have equal protection for their rights under the law and strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.

Dear Rick Perry- LGBT won’t Stand for your Hatred and Bigoted Campaign…oh, and You Really are A Sad Individual

December 24, 2011 Comments off

Misfit Mitt…

December 24, 2011 Comments off

Honda Calls for Hearing on Republican’s Legal Tab of $1.5m Spend to Defend Discriminatory Law

October 19, 2011 1 comment
Mike Honda

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WASHINGTON DC – Today, US Congressman Mike Honda (CA-15), Ranking Member of the House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, sent a letter to the Subcommittee’s Chairman calling for a hearing to shine light on the House Republican Leadership’s irresponsible, backdoor use of taxpayer money to pay the private law firm Bancroft PLLC to represent the House in support of the constitutionally-questionable Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  After having Bancroft PLLC blow through the original cap of half a million dollars, the House Republican Leadership recently modified the contract, likely tripling the cost for the American taxpayer to $1.5 million.  During a time of professed fiscal responsibility, the House Republican Leadership has chosen to continue to spend taxpayer money to protect discrimination through a process that has lacked any semblance of transparency.

via Rep Honda Calls for Hearing on Republican Leadership’s Legal Tab of $1.5m in Taxpayer Money to Defend Discriminatory DOMA Practices.