Little-known openly gay Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger is accusing the American Conservative Union, which produces the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), of discrimination based on his sexual orientation. During a campaign swing in Lansing, Mich., Monday, Karger said he intends to file a complaint with Washington, D.C., officials charging he was denied a booth at CPAC because he is gay. More …
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An open letter More… from leaders of the groups Take Back Washington, Tea Party Nation, Downsize DC, GOProud, the D.C. Tea Party and other conservative groups calls on members of Congress to reject the Legal Workforce Act, a bill sponsored by U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) that would mandate
After being tipped off by a recent Washington Blade article about GOP LGBT groups’ attempts to influence the Republican Party platform at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. More…, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins says those groups should expect a fight.
Multiple GOP-affiliated groups are calling for presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson to be invited to an upcoming televised debate in New Hampshire. The debate’s hosts, CNN as well as the New Hampshire Union Leader and WMUR-TV, say they will not include Johnson because he has not More…
More Republicans are starting to accept and advocate more for same-sex marriages in Iowa, and what was once considered a minority view within the GOP will “have influence” at the August Ames straw poll and 2012 Iowa Caucuses, a former state senator said Wednesday.
Former state Sen. Jeff Angelo More…,
The Log Cabin Republicans and GOProud criticized former Gov. Tim Pawlenty for stating that he would reinstate the military’s ban on openly serving gay and lesbian servicemembers. Pawlenty told members of the Family Leader, a group that opposes rights for same-sex couples in Iowa, that if he was elected president More…
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has drawn the ire from sections of the socially conservative base over their decision to allow gay-rights groups to take part in the event.
But today, outside organizations found a new reason More… for boycotting CPAC: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’ speaking slot. American Principles