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Russell Simmons Speaks Out for Strong Gun Control Measures

February 25, 2013
Monday, February 25, 2013 -- A message from legendary hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, known for his work with Jay-Z, the Beastie Boys, and Run DMC, among many others.

Petition Urges CA To End Tax Exempt Status For Anti-Gay Boy Scouts

February 21, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013 -- New Petition Urges CA Legislature To End Tax-Exempt Status for Anti-Gay Boy Scouts of America: Over 5000 Californians Join Straight Former Boy Scout Supporting Sen. Ricardo Lara’s Bill To End Tax-Exemptions from Youth Groups that Discriminate Against LGBT Members

Courage Campaign on the Pentagon Extending Benefits to Same-Sex Partners

February 11, 2013
Monday, 11 February 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on Defense Sec. Leon Panetta’s announcement that the Pentagon is extending some benefits to same-sex partners of military service members

LGBT Leader Reacts to Hagel Vote in Senate

February 11, 2013
Monday, 11 February 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on the Senate Armed Services Committee vote approving Chuck Hagel's nomination for Secretary of Defense

Courage Campaign: Assault Weapons Ban Should Be In SOTU

February 6, 2013
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 -- Courage Campaign calls on President Obama to include a call for an assault weapons ban in his State of the Union

LGBT Leader in Support of Hagel Nomination Available

January 29, 2013
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 -- LGBT Leader in Support of Hagel’s Nomination for Secretary of Defense.

Courage Campaign on CA Gov. Brown's State of the State

January 24, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State

Walmart Inundated With Calls, Facebook Posts Urging the Retailer To Stop Selling Assault Weapons

January 18, 2013
Friday, 18 January 2013 -- Walmart Inundated With Calls, Facebook Posts Urging the Retailer To Stop Selling Assault Weapons and Ammunition: Following Protest at CT Walmart, Progressive Groups Escalate Call For Walmart To End Assault Weapon Sales

Courage Campaign Reacts to Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

January 16, 2013
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on President Obama’s proposals to reduce gun violence

250K Join Gun Violence Survivors Demanding Walmart Stop Selling Assault Weapons

January 15, 2013
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 -- Gun Violence Survivors Demand Walmart Honor 2004 Pledge and Stop Selling Assault Weapons and Munitions Nationwide: Nearly 250,000 Join Gun Violence Survivors Letter To Walmart, Demand Retailer Stop Selling Assault Weapons and Deadly Munitions

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