Human Rights

Courage Campaign works to defend and extend human rights for all people.

Attorney General Eric Holder: Be A Man of Your Word, Stop the Raids!

UPDATE: As of February 2013, the Justice Department continues to raid legal dispensaries. The Justice Department, led by Attorney General Eric Holder, has wasted millions of taxpayer dollars going after dispensaries that are in complete accordance with state law, while Wall Street bankers go free. On June 7th, he testified before Congress: "We limit our enforcement efforts to those individuals, organizations that are acting out of conformity with state law."

Walmart: Stop Selling Assault Rifles

The world's largest retailer -- and America's largest gun dealer -- could make a good faith effort to help stop gun violence by joining Dick's Sporting Goods in voluntarily stopping sales of assault weapons. Tell Walmart: "Put public safety ahead of profit and stop selling assault weapons."

Co-Sponsor the New Assault Weapons Ban

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is authoring a new ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammo, but she needs our help.

Pass a New Ban on Assault Weapons

Courage Campaign is leading a campaign to ban assault weapons, expose the NRA as a fraud, and pass common sense laws to end gun violence, like closing the gun show loophole. If this isn't worth a few bucks, what is? Please chip in.

Tell Obama: Speak out on Prop 8 at the Supreme Court

Sign our petition urging President Obama and the DOJ to file a brief with the Supreme Court declaring Prop 8 unconstitutional.

Now it's time to Dump DOMA

Now that marriage is legal in 3 additional states, we need to Dump DOMA so these impending newlyweds have the 1,138 federal rights they deserve. Sign up for our campaign!

Make Sacramento take a step toward ending the War on Drugs

UPDATE: Senate Bill 1506 failed to pass out of the Senate in May of 2012. We will continue to work toward these common sense reforms. Senate Bill 1506 would revise the law to treat the possession of drugs for personal use as a misdemeanor, rather than as a felony.

Call for Equality in Washington!

If you have a computer and a phone, you can help same-sex couples in Washington win the respect, dignity and rights all loving couples deserve.

Take action: Call Gov. Brown and ask him to help end sexual orientation change "therapy" for minors

Courage Campaign members helped get SB 1172 onto Gov. Brown's desk, which would prevent mental health professionals in California from practicing sexual orientation change "therapy" on LGBT youth in California. Take a minute to call Gov. Brown: ask him to do the right thing and sign SB 1172 promptly!

Announcing the Vote for Marriage Ballot

The Courage Campaign Vote for Marriage Ballot will help decide which states with same-sex marriage initiatives on the ballot in 2012 should get the biggest commitment from Courage Campaign’s more than 750,000 members. Courage is a grassroots-funded, grassroots-led organization. Our job in all we do is to amplify your voice, volunteer hours and donations. Therefore, we need you to tell each other and us where to invest the most resources to support equality in 2012. You can cast your vote once each day through 11:59 PM PST on August 28th, 2012. Click for more details, what the campaign with the most support will receive, and to vote!

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