Human Rights

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

Blue Cross: Discrimination against patients with HIV or AIDS is intolerable.

Recently, Blue Cross required HIV/AIDS patients to end relationships with their local pharmacists starting March 1. Instead, they'll have to start receiving the drugs that keep them alive from a nameless, faceless mail-order pharmacy. Why? So Blue Cross can make more money.

President Obama: Call for the assault weapons ban in the State of the Union

Next Tuesday, President Obama will make his State of the Union address, outlining his legislative priorities. Is the assault weapons ban one of them? Ask him to say so loud and clear.

Thank the 49ers for standing up against homophobia

Sign our thank you letter to 49ers CEO York and Coach Harbaugh for taking a stand against homophobia on their team!

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.

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