It’s 2014 and conventions are underway. As fellow supporters of inclusion and equality, it is more important than ever that we get involved in the process and hold our elected officials accountable for watching out for our civil liberties as well as our wallets. Marriage Equality may have been accomplished, but at what cost? The [...]
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Posted in Uncategorized on May 16th, 2013
Marriage equality was approved in Minnesota with the recent Republican amendment to the bill, submitted by Rep.David Fitzsimmons, but not without criticism. Spurring debate over the legislation leaving religious institutions and private citizens vulnerable for litigation, social conservative Republicans and Democrats around the state are already crying foul. A friend of LCRMN and supporter of [...]
Minnesota House scheduled to vote for Today at noon! Senate tentatively scheduled for Monday. As we await the floor discussion and vote at noon, we urge Republicans to support the HF1054, especially those that live in districts who defeated the marriage amendment. In 33A 50% voted NO – Rep. Jerry Hertaus should vote [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 11th, 2013
DFL leadership has already begun to use rhetoric with undertones of letting this issue slide by eluding that the issue of legalizing gay marriage will be taken up after they resolve the budget concerns. “We have to do other things first,” Senate Majority Tom Bakk said. This is the same rhetoric and action, or lack [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 7th, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 07, 2013 Patrick Connolly, 612.669.2296 GOP Group Launches in Support of Individual Freedoms Republicans United For Freedom launches Website and Announces Chairs & Steering Committee Saint Paul, MN – Republicans United for Freedom, a group of Minnesota Republican Party members, launched today with a stated mission to “defend individual liberty, promote strong [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 26th, 2013
As the anticipation of a same-sex marriage bill being introduced this year in Minnesota builds, both sides are beginning to take posture on the issue. The GOP leadership, though some not necessarily supporting the measure personally, has “ruled out reprisals” against GOP members who support the measure in their caucuses if they choose. What does [...]
It’s Lincoln’s birthday and what better time to celebrate? ” Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it” – Lincoln 1859 The legislature is picking it’s battles, marriage equality is being pursued, MN GOP is seeking new leadership.. there is lots to [...]
Today, Log Cabin Republicans of Minnesota board member Broc Dobervich joined Stonewall DFL chairmain David DeGrio on KFAI radio’s Weekly News Update, with Bob Hines and Michelle Alimoradi, to discuss the 40th anniversary of Pride in MN and the role of GLBT citizens in government today. Listen to the podcast here Interview with Broc Dobervich the interview [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jun 4th, 2012
Pride is just around the corner and it’s time for a Pre-Pride Happy Hour. Join us from 4p-7p Thursday June 14 at LUSH. Feel Free to join our group on Facebook if you have not done so already.
Tonight at 6:45pm, May 1, the Golden Valley City Council voted to pass a resolution opposing the “Marriage Amendment” to the MN constitution which seeks to effectively ban same-sex marriage in the state. The resolution states “the proposed amendment would be contrary to the purpose of our State Constitution to protect the rights, privileges and freedom of [...]