Courage Campaign in the News

The San Francisco Chronicle talks to Courage Campaign's Dr. Paul Son on Mozilla, Tech Companies and LGBT Rights

When Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich was shown the door after being outed for giving $1,000 to Proposition 8's campaign to ban same-sex marriage in California, it was a turning point for both the gay rights movement and for Silicon Valley.

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The Associated Press talks to Courage Campaign's Dr. Paul Song on Guns and State Sen. Yee's Indictment

Gun-control groups said Thursday they were trying to find a new legislative leader to champion firearms restrictions after one of their most outspoken supporters was charged in a federal gun-trafficking case.

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Courage Campaign's Eddie Kurtz Talks Corporate Pervsion of Education and Media on HuffPo Live

The cost of corporate perversion in education: Alyona Minkovski, Integrity in Education's Sabrina Stevens, Courage Campaign's Eddie Kurtz, and David Sirota discuss on HuffPost Live!

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VICTORY: Courage Campaign Cited by the San Diego Union-Tribune As Lincoln Club CEO Steps Down

SAN DIEGO — The president and chief executive officer of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County that produced some of the most controversial campaign ads in San Diego’s mayoral election is leaving the business-oriented group.

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The Huffington Post: Protesters Demand Google Stop Funding Climate Change Deniers

SAN FRANCISCO -- Several dozen people gathered at Google’s headquarters on Tuesday to protest the company's membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a right-wing group known to be one of the most influential climate change deniers.

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The San Francisco Chronicle Notes Courage Campaign in Celebrating 10 Years Since Gavin Newsom's Winter of Love

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is celebrating a landmark in gay and lesbian rights — the decade since Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin first said their vows in San Francisco’s City Hall, marking the start of the “Winter of Love” that fueled the national movement toward marriage equality.

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San Diego City Beat notes Courage Campaign joining Latino Groups to Oppose the Lincoln Club's Racist Mailer

To say some political campaigns are deceitful is like saying the grass is green, the sun is hot and the Denver Broncos lost. That said, what San Diego is witnessing from the Lincoln Club of San Diego County this election season may well be shattering records for dastardliness.

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KPBS cites Courage Campaign's opposition to the Lincoln Club's Racist Mailer

The organizations presente.org and the Courage Campaign have said a recent mailer sent out by the conservative-leaning Lincoln Club is using subtle images of mayoral candidate City Councilman David Alvarez to suggest that he is a gang member.

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Sochi: Oscar Winner Protesting Visa Over Russia's Anti-Gay Laws (Exclusive)

Composer Stephen Schwartz joins Courage Campaign in urging people to ditch the Olympic sponsor, telling THR it should have spoken out against the policy: "I don't see any difference between what the Russians did in their laws and what Hitler did with his laws."

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The San Diego Union-Tribune picks up Courage Campaign's Reaction to the Lincoln Club's Racist Mailer

A negative campaign mailer criticizing mayoral candidate David Alvarez is drawing attention not for what it says but for how it makes him look. The pro-business Lincoln Club through its campaign committee paid for the piece that depicts Alvarez, who would be the city's first elected Latino mayor, holding a wad of cash in a manner that some say is similar to a gang gesture.

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The San Diego Reader: Political group targets Issa with anti-disclosure petition

Darrell Issa has established a reputation for publicizing potentially sensitive government documents — in May 2011 he leaked documents that had been placed under court seal in his Fast and Furious investigation into a botched undercover operation that allowed drug cartels to smuggle weapons into Mexico.

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The San Diego Reader: Political group targets Issa with anti-disclosure petition

Darrell Issa has established a reputation for publicizing potentially sensitive government documents — in May 2011 he leaked documents that had been placed under court seal in his Fast and Furious investigation into a botched undercover operation that allowed drug cartels to smuggle weapons into Mexico.

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