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VA homosexual advocacy group endorses Deeds for Gov (BARF ALERT)

Posted on 10/16/2009 9:54:45 AM PDT by Gopher Broke

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

OCTOBER 15, 2009 JON BLAIR, 804-643-4816

Equality Virginia PAC Endorses Deeds for Governor

RICHMOND - Equality Virginia PAC announced today its support for Creigh Deeds for Governor. “There is no question that for the GLBT community and Virginians who believe in equality for all, there is only one sensible choice for Governor, and that choice is Creigh Deeds,” stated Jon Blair, Equality Virginia PAC’s CEO. “While no candidate is perfect, including Senator Deeds, Virginians must support the one candidate who truly understands that discrimination hurts our economy and our families.”

Blair drew the following contrasts in explaining EV PAC’s decision to support Deeds:

• Deeds co-patroned legislation to ensure that all public employees will be protected from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and pledges that he will sign an executive order to that effect; as Attorney General, McDonnell ruled that such an executive order would be illegal, stated he would not sign one as governor, and has refused to support a change in the law to ban discrimination. To attract the best public and private employees, Virginia must be welcoming of diversity and avoid discriminatory practices. Anything else hurts employers and employees, stifles economic growth, and limits Virginia’s competitiveness.

• Deeds ultimately opposed the Marshall-Newman marriage amendment; his opponent, Bob McDonnell wholeheartedly endorsed it.

• Deeds says he will support opening up state health benefits to otherwise qualified adults living in the same household as GLBT employees; McDonnell says that’s for the legislature to decide.

"The number one job of the next governor will be to restore confidence in our economy and keep Virginia the best managed state in the country. I plan to make sure that every citizen of the commonwealth can contribute to the economy and to government to the fullest extent possible without fear of discrimination. I’ve had a lifetime of working against discrimination in the workplace and I’ll continue that work when I’m Governor,” Deeds responded in his acceptance of Equality Virginia’s endorsement.

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About Equality Virginia PAC

The Equality Virginia Political Action Committee (EV PAC) supports EV in accomplishing its mission of assuring equality for all Virginians by helping to build the political relationships essential to effective public policy advocacy. The objective of EV PAC is to elect fair-minded candidates who have shown a commitment to EV’s mission and to help bring GLBT issues into the mainstream of Virginia politics. The PAC supports candidates for the Virginia General Assembly and statewide office, and out GLBT candidates running for local office.

About Equality Virginia

Founded in 1989, Equality Virginia is a statewide, non-partisan education, outreach and advocacy organization seeking equality for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender Virginians. Equality Virginia is comprised of three separate organizations that work together to accomplish EV's mission: Equality Virginia, Equality Virginia Advocates and Equality Virginia PAC. Equality Virginia is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and can be found on the web at EqualityVirginia.org.

Paid for and authorized by EV PAC


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2009endorsements; dirtydeeds; elections; gayvote; homofascists; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; mcdonnell; va; va2009

1 posted on 10/16/2009 9:54:46 AM PDT by Gopher Broke
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To: Gopher Broke

GLBT: pronounced “giblet”.

As in,

“Giblets have been demonstrating in Washington recently.”


2 posted on 10/16/2009 9:58:42 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: Gopher Broke
Our young men and women are dying in combat because of a communist government taking their money for pet projects instead of equipping and arming them properly and the gays in VA are all worked up over their "rights"??
Lemme take a nanosecond to try and work up a little concern for their rights.Who gives a good golly damn about this crap?
All of you self-serving b@$tards can go straight to hell! Deeds is done anyway. Go to hell!!!!

(sorry,really feeling really,really angry today...rant over)
3 posted on 10/16/2009 10:01:16 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (And the people cry "Sarah!Sarah!" And she hears....yes,she hears......)
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To: Gopher Broke

Oh darn...I’m sure the McDonnell camapign was waiting for the pervert endorsement.


4 posted on 10/16/2009 10:04:36 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Henceforth, you shall be known as...'Nobel Obama'".)
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To: GOPsterinMA

That’s what I thought. This will send the remaining wavering independents running in McDonnell’s direction, especially in non-perv infested areas of Virginia.


5 posted on 10/16/2009 10:07:35 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Gopher Broke

That’ll help!


6 posted on 10/16/2009 10:11:33 AM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: Buck W.

The giblets gave Deeds just the push he was looking for. Hey Deeds, put some ice on it.


7 posted on 10/16/2009 10:12:43 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: La Lydia

Are there perv infested areas of Virginia? Did they catch the SanFranciscoProvincetown virus too?

great...


8 posted on 10/16/2009 10:21:03 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Henceforth, you shall be known as...'Nobel Obama'".)
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To: Gopher Broke

The kiss of death.


9 posted on 10/16/2009 10:28:43 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Northern VA is home to a large number of federal employee and other pervs. I believe that is due to the proximity to Washington, D.C., which hosts entire all perv-all the time neighborhoods around Du Pont Circle and Adams-Morgan.


10 posted on 10/16/2009 10:38:12 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Gopher Broke

Butt-buddies to stick with Creigh “Dirty” Deeds.


11 posted on 10/16/2009 10:41:18 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: Gopher Broke; La Lydia; Corin Stormhands; iceskater; P8riot
To attract the best public and private employees, Virginia must be welcoming of diversity and avoid discriminatory practices. Anything else hurts employers and employees, stifles economic growth, and limits Virginia’s competitiveness.

That is nearly verbatim how Bob answered a question in regard to this issue during the debate Monday night.

12 posted on 10/16/2009 10:46:08 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Gabz

You know, I don’t care one way or the other. I am certainly not basing my vote on that issue. My original post was that I don’t think the perv endorsement will help Creigh Deeds. And that’s all want to say about it.


13 posted on 10/16/2009 10:47:46 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Thank you for the information!

Avoid Du Pont Circle and Adams-Morgan.


14 posted on 10/16/2009 10:52:34 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Henceforth, you shall be known as...'Nobel Obama'".)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Unfortunately, there are some excellent restaurants in those neighborhoods, too. The night to REALLY be sure to avoid Du Pont is Halloween, when all the drag queens come out in costume and they stage a “drag race,” which has them stumbling down a public street in high heels. The local TV stations cover it religiously.


15 posted on 10/16/2009 10:55:09 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Oh.
Dear.
Lord.

I drove thru DC once on my way to FL, guess that’s it for me visiting. Oh well, I’ll get over it. :)

Thanks again for the info.


16 posted on 10/16/2009 11:06:22 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Henceforth, you shall be known as...'Nobel Obama'".)
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To: GOPsterinMA

There are plenty of areas where you would feel perfectly comfortable, in particular, the sightseeing part of DC, the monuments, museums, the Capitol, the White House, Arlington Cemetery. I didn’t mean to scare you off. Those sights are really worth seeing at least once.


17 posted on 10/16/2009 11:09:17 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Gopher Broke

I can’t imagine how this will get Deeds a single vote he didn’t already have.


18 posted on 10/16/2009 11:31:00 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: GOPsterinMA

When I was a younger man, Du Pont was a happening place. Good times, nice ladies and the Skins were winning super bowls. Now it is a gay hook up nexus. Creepy.


19 posted on 10/16/2009 11:32:18 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: equalitybeforethelaw; La Lydia

Thanks for all the info.

MAYBE if there was an American administration housed in DC, I’d venture into it. But with all the light loafers and a hostile junta running things, I’ll stay away.


20 posted on 10/16/2009 12:00:19 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Henceforth, you shall be known as...'Nobel Obama'".)
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To: La Lydia
Those sights are really worth seeing at least once.

So is the drag race! Once.

21 posted on 10/16/2009 12:41:25 PM PDT by nina0113
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To: nina0113

Seeing it on TV was enough for me.


22 posted on 10/16/2009 12:42:08 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Gopher Broke

http://www.bobmcdonnell.com/ for Governor

http://www.billbolling.com/ for Lieutenant Governor

http://www.cuccinelli.com/ for Attorney General


23 posted on 10/16/2009 3:47:00 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Gabz; Gopher Broke; La Lydia; iceskater; P8riot

FWIW, it’s not that Equality Virginia likes Deeds either. Especially with regard to his support for Marshall Newman (marriage amendment) and previous statements he’s made.

It’s just a matter of them endorsing the Democrat.


24 posted on 10/16/2009 5:27:05 PM PDT by Corin Stormhands ("Failed Obama Administration" (TM))
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To: Gopher Broke
"VA homosexual advocacy group endorses Deeds for Gov"

And this is supposed to be a boost?

25 posted on 10/18/2009 2:35:31 PM PDT by fwdude (It is not the liberals who will destroy this country, but the "moderates.")
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