Please join us for a fundraiser to support State Representative Pat Garofalo on Tuesday, July 16 from 5:00 – 7:30pm! “I am co-hosting this event for Rep Garofalo to thank him for his vote on marriage equality but also because I support some of his ideas (ie Right Size MN, Sunday liquor sales, to [...]
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Today the MN Senate passed the marriage equality bill SF925 with a vote of 37-30. The lone Republican vote was cast by the bills co-sponsor Sen. Branden Petersen This vote makes Minnesota the 12th state to pass marriage expansion legislation. As proponents debated, it is important to remember that the legislation presented in MN is [...]
Posted in Group News on May 9th, 2013
The MN House has ended debate over the marriage equality bill HF 1054. With a final vote of 75-59, a bi-partisan passage was achieved. Republican Representatives Loon, Fitzsimmons, Kieffer and Garofalo voted for the bill. Republican support as of a mere 48 hours ago appeared to be zero. Rep Fitzsimmons introduced an amendment to the [...]
Log Cabin Republicans Names Gregory T. Angelo Interim Executive Director (Washington, DC) – The National Board of Directors of Log Cabin Republicans today announced that Gregory T. Angelo has been named Interim Executive Director of the organization. Mr. Angelo follows R. Clarke Cooper, who had announced his intent to step down at the end of [...]
ENDA Was Focus of Log Cabin Meeting with Romney By Chris Johnson on October 24, 2012, Washington Blade A meeting that took place at a Virginia farmhouse between officials from Log Cabin Republicans and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney included a discussion about workplace non-discrimination, but attendees who spoke to the Washington Blade wouldn’t enumerate any commitments [...]
Posted in Group News on Oct 23rd, 2012
The Minnesota chapter is proud to announce our 2012 endorsements in House and Senate races, including incumbents and challengers who value individual liberty, personal responsibility, and believe in an inclusive Republican party. State Races: Tim Kelly – H21A – http://www.kellyforhouse.com/ Rich Murray – H27A- http://www.murrayforhouse.com/ Steve Smith – H33A- http://stevesmithminnesota.com/index.php Gary Mazzotta – H59B- http://www.mazzotta4minnesota.com/#!welcome/mainPage Melissa Valeriano – [...]
Thank You LCR MN member Jody Swanson for your great submission and for representing LCR in Mankato! View Article October 3, 2012 Your View: Voting ‘no’ grounded in Republican history, Lincoln’s wisdom Jody Swanson, Mankato As a Republican, I value limited, sensible government, personal responsibility and freedom for all. On Nov. 6, those guiding principles [...]
Posted in Group News on May 16th, 2012
Alex Whitney – like his grandfather Wheelock – is a Republican, and he’s voting no on his harmful, freedom-limiting amendment. No matter how different our political beliefs or personal ideologies may be, Minnesotans of all kinds agree on this one thing: our state constitution should never be used to permanently limit the freedoms of some [...]
Posted in Group News on Feb 20th, 2012
U of M constitutional law professor and friend of Log Cabin Republicans of Minnesota, Dale Carpenter, appeared on Davis and Emmer Saturday Feb 18 to discuss the Marriage Amendment on the November ballot. They cover topics like judicial activism, the slippery slope theory (i.e. polygamy), the myth of being able to contractually replicate “marriage”, and [...]
Log Cabin Republicans of Minnesota officially announced today, Thursday Oct 6, that it is joining Minnesotans United for All Families, the statewide, multi-partisan coalition working to defeat the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in Minnesota.