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  • Graham: Keeping Marriage Amendment In Party Platform Will Hurt GOP In 2016

    06/28/2015 10:45:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    Crooks & Liars ^ | June 28, 2015 | "Heather"
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Sen. Lindsey Graham told Meet the Press host Chuck Todd that the Republican party needs to finally hang it up when it comes to keeping a proposal for a Constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in their party platform, but that he made it clear they're not going to let it go as a wedge issue any time soon. As long as they can keep the religious right whipped into a frenzy over whether their "liberties" are being violated by not being free to discriminate against a group of people they don't like, they're going to keep going after those...
  • Gallup: Majority of Republicans now view gay and lesbian relations as morally acceptable

    05/21/2015 8:03:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/21/2015 | AllahPundit
    I’m old enough to remember an America where Boy Scouts could have water-pistol fights and most Republicans thought gay relationships were immoral. Which is to say, I’m more than a year old.This … may not be the best day to cite research on people’s changing views of gay relationships, given that another recent bombshell study of attitudes towards gays was just debunked as having used faked data. We can trust a pollster as credible as Gallup, though.Can’t we?On the one hand, that sudden spike in GOP support from the low 40s to a clear majority over the past 12...
  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

    04/23/2015 9:27:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 23, 2015 11:36 AM EDT | David Crary
    For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: Theyre for it. Many Republican VIPsnotably the presidential hopefulsface a far more complicated landscape. Looming ahead for these contenders are early contests in states such as Iowa and South Carolina, where a major role will be played by conservative Christian voters firmly opposed to same-sex marriage. Further down the road is the 2016 general election, where the nominee will likely need backing from independents and moderate Republicans who support gay unions. Republicans are trying to thread the needle on this, with varying degrees of skill. It doesnt take a genius...
  • The new GOP? Republican openly campaigns with gay partner

    02/14/2014 8:02:21 PM PST · by massmike · 79 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 02/14/2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    A Republican seeking congressional office and touting a reform agenda has just made history by becoming the first politician on the campaign trail to bring his gay partner to the forefront, with an advertising film. I dont see it as such a big deal, said openly gay Carl DeMaio, of his campaign ad for California office that shows him holding hands with his gay partner, in The Daily Mail. He downplayed the ad further, saying that its not really different from other politician hopefuls who show their spouse, their children, their household pets in their ads, the newspaper said. In...
  • When Will Social Conservatives Stop Demanding Special Rights?

    02/14/2014 7:48:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/14/2014 | Josh Barro
    This week, the Kansas House of Representatives passed House Bill 2453, "An act concerning religious freedoms with respect to marriage." Despite its name, this bill isn't about religious freedom. It's about creating new special rights (yes, those dreaded special rights) for people with anti-gay views. The bill would protect the ability of any individual, government agency, or "religious entity" (which includes a business operated in accordance with owner's religious views) to refuse service based on sincere religious beliefs about sex or gender, and to refuse to recognize any marriage or similar arrangement for those reasons even if such service...
  • 3 gay Republicans trying to make election history

    01/19/2014 4:48:16 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 20 replies
    YAHOO NEWS ^ | 19 JANUARY 2013 | AP
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) Dan Innis' husband persuaded him to run for the U.S. House. It didn't matter that Innis, a former business school dean, faced an aggressive Democratic incumbent, GOP colleagues who oppose his right to marry, and history no Republican ever has been openly gay when first elected to Congress. "He said, 'You've got to do this,'" recalls Innis, running in the 1st Congressional District, which covers most of eastern New Hampshire. "He said, 'You need to take this opportunity and see if you can make a difference.'" Innis plays down his sexuality as a campaign issue,...
  • What If a Republican Congressman Got Outed and Nobody Cared?

    01/07/2014 9:22:48 AM PST · by thetallguy24 · 24 replies
    Slate ^ | 01/06/14 | David Weigel
    <p>On Friday a producer and former CBS reporter named Itay Hod put up a Facebook post intended to out Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock. The tabloid media, for years, has played a game with the young Republicanwink-wink stories about his photoshoot for a men's health magazine, the sexy celebrities he follows on Twitter, stuff like that.</p>
  • Ruger LCRx

    12/18/2013 5:05:02 PM PST · by servo1969 · 45 replies
    gunnuts.net ^ | 12-18-2013 | Caleb
    Ruger Expands the Popular Line of Lightweight Compact Revolvers with the Addition of the LCRx Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) announces the introduction of the LCRx, the newest variation of the revolutionary Lightweight Compact Revolver (LCR). Chambered in .38 Special +P, the LCRx features an external hammer that allows it to be fired in single-action mode. Since its introduction in 2009, the LCR has become extremely popular with conceal carry customers seeking the simplicity of a revolver, said Chris Killoy, Ruger Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Customers have been asking for a traditional double-action version of the...
  • FR Gun Club: Ruger LCR: AN EVOLUTIONARY REVOLVER DESIGN

    01/14/2009 7:58:14 AM PST · by P8riot · 97 replies · 8,362+ views
    Downrange.tv ^ | 1/14/2009 | DRTV
    SOUTHPORT, CONNECTICUT, January 15, 2009 - Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce the new Ruger Lightweight Compact Revolver (LCR), an evolution in revolver design. The 13.5 ounce, small frame, 5-shot LCR has three main components: a polymer fire control housing, an aircraft quality aluminum monolithic frame, and an extensively fluted stainless steel cylinder. The Ruger LCR represents one of the most significant new revolver designs in over a century, with three patent applications pending. The LCRs lightweight, chemical-resistant polymer fire control housing contains the entire fire control mechanism. Because the fire control components are located...
  • Ruger LCR .38

    05/21/2011 3:03:54 PM PDT · by Qwackertoo · 56 replies
    Anyone have experience with the Ruger .38 LCR? I'm tempted to buy one to replace my Ruger .380 LCP and give that to my husband. I've decided after owning it a little over a year that I prefer a revolver over the pistol. Any reviews or comments on this choice vs. a S&W? Thanks!
  • Gay GOP Group in 'Ongoing' Discussions With Romney Campaign, RNC

    05/04/2012 7:06:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Christian Post ^ | May 3, 2012 | 6:36 am | Paul Stanley
    Log Cabin Republicans, a gay political action group, is in "ongoing" discussions with Mitt Romney's campaign and the Republican National Committee on a variety of issues, said the group's director, which most likely includes same-sex marriage and employment discrimination policies. The group will be meeting over the summer to determine whether to endorse Romney prior to the GOP convention. "I can't confirm the details of our conversations because they are of a 'private nature,'" the group's Deputy Executive Director Christian Berle told The Christian Post. "We're in ongoing conversations with the Romney campaign and the RNC on the issues that...
  • It's Official - The Ruger LCR-22 Is Released

    12/18/2011 6:54:30 AM PST · by marktwain · 59 replies · 1+ views
    onlygunsandmoney ^ | 16 December, 2011 | John Richardson
    Ruger just posted this on their website which makes the LCR-22 official: Ruger Introduces the LCR in .22 LR December 16, 2011 Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to announce the new Ruger LCR-22, an eight-shot revolver that offers all the features of the award-winning LCR, chambered in the popular and economical .22 Long Rifle cartridge. "The LCR has proven its worth since its introduction in 2009, and has become an extremely popular compact revolver for concealed carry," said Chris Killoy, Ruger Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Our customers asked for a rimfire LCR for low...
  • Log Cabin Republicans Proudly Endorses Sen. John McCain for President

    10/08/2008 10:29:43 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 50 replies · 712+ views
    Log Cabin Republicans Proudly Endorses Sen. John McCain for President Log Cabin Republicans recently announced its endorsement of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for President of the United States. The decision was announced at Log Cabin's "Big Tent Event" at the 2008 Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, MN. Read Log Cabin's news release announcing the endorsement. At the event, McCain Campaign National Political Director Michael DuHaime spoke to Log Cabin Republicans and formally accepted the endorsement. Also, McCain Campaign Senior Adviser Steve Schmidt addressed gay Republicans gathered at the party's convention. Schmidt, who has served as tjhe day-to-day campaign manager since...
  • McCain Endorses Knight Initiative (McCain Opposed, Then Supported, Now Opposes Ban on Gay Marriage?

    01/14/2008 6:34:30 PM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 18 replies · 124+ views
    Log Cabin Republicans ^ | 2/24/00 | Staff
    Senator McCain told reporters this morning that he would vote yes on California Proposition 22, the so-called knight Initiative, which is on the California ballot on March 7. ...McCain said he would "vote yes" on the measure if he was a California voter, adding that "this is consistent with my psoition in opposition to same-sex marriage."
  • [Ron] Paul Not Opposed To Same-Sex Marriage

    12/18/2007 5:29:12 AM PST · by Sopater · 106 replies · 218+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | 12/14/2007 | Joe Murray
    Keeping true to his strict federalist view, GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul told ABC's John Stossel gays should be allowed to marry. "They can do whatever they want and they can call it whatever they want; just so they don't expect to impose their relationship on someone else," Dr. Paul stated. The Texas Congressman added, "I would like to see all governments out of the marriage question. I don't think it is a state function; it is a religious function. There was a time when only churches dealt with marriage and they determined what it was. But 100 years or...
  • (1984) New Right's on target as Republicans gather in Dallas

    09/12/2007 5:57:51 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 32 replies · 309+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune via Bar Of Integrity ^ | August 18, 1984 | Betsy Bates; Tribune Staff Writer
    New Right's on target as Republicans gather in Dallas Moderates lose custody of party's mainstream As a prelude to the Republican National Convention, two factions within the GOP are engaged in a fight for the right to claim they represent the mainstream of America . But when the cards are dealt to the New Right and self-dubbed moderates of the GOP, the New Right has control of the deck in 1984. And it has succeeded in drawing up the most conservative party platform of the last 20 years. In four years, the deck will be reshuffled, and moderates of the...
  • Why the GOP should welcome gays into the party

    08/20/2007 10:30:08 PM PDT · by Coleus · 183 replies · 3,108+ views
    northjersey.com ^ | STEVE LONEGAN
    SOMETIMES tragic occurrences force us to stop and think those are the moments that crystallize our perceptions of human relations. I found myself in such a state with the passing of a constituent, friend and fellow conservative who also happened to be gay. Our conversations convinced me that my beliefs in limited government can be shared across the chasms that liberals and conservatives perceive to separate us ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation. That conclusion is not popular on either side of the left-right spectrum: Liberals don't believe gays should be conservative and conservatives don't believe gays can be...
  • COPUSA Program/FAQ's re: 'What is the Communist Party?'

    08/08/2007 10:13:03 PM PDT · by cricket · 47 replies · 1,112+ views
    Communist Party USA ^ | Jan, 7, 2003 | CPUSA Internet Department
    excerpt from 'FAQ' What is the Communist Party? The Communist Party USA is an organization of revolutionaries working to bring about social change in a conscious, progressive direction. We understand the connection between working for democratic reforms and improvements in living standards today, and building a movement large enough and united enough to create revolutionary change and socialism in the future. We are a legal political party, which runs candidates, publishes a weekly newspaper and a monthly magazine. We organize contingents in most major demonstrations, support workers struggles for decent wages and working conditions, and participate in many other ways...
  • Gay Republicans seek recognition (Rudy Mentioned)

    02/26/2007 1:47:12 PM PST · by pissant · 168 replies · 1,566+ views
    CNN ^ | 8/1999 | Maria Hinojosa
    NEW YORK (CNN) -- These days, it seems as if it is good politics for conservatives to address the annual convention of gay Republicans. "Keep pushing the Republican Party because you're pushing it in the right direction," New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told the Log Cabin Republican convention over the weekend. That is a far cry from the 1992 Republican convention, when the party's far right wing attacked the gay community. "Bill Clinton and Al Gore represent the most pro-lesbian and pro-gay ticket in history," said Pat Buchanan at the 1992 GOP convention. The convention crowds responded with enthusiasm....
  • Hagel for President

    02/04/2007 8:53:01 AM PST · by flixxx · 50 replies · 1,254+ views
    wsj opinionjournal ^ | 2 4 07 | wsj editors
    Hagel for President No, that's not an endorsement. Sunday, February 4, 2007 12:01 a.m. EST No, we don't mean this as an endorsement. The Journal doesn't endorse candidates, and on the big issues of the day we don't much agree with Chuck Hagel in any case. But with the Nebraska Republican loudly agitating for a rapid withdrawal from Iraq, we think it's time the Senator tested his ideas somewhere other than the Sunday talk shows.