Press Releases

3500 Join Oscar-Winning Composer Stephen Schwartz in Dropping VISA Over Failure to Speak Out Against Russia's Anti-LGBT Policies

Thursday, 30 January 2014 -- By Friday, February 7th, the opening day of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, more than 3,500 VISA customers and members of the California-based CourageCampaign.org will join renowed Oscar and Grammy-winning composer, Stephen Schwartz, in dropping the credit card company over its refusal to speak out against Russia’s anti-LGBT laws. VISA, a global sponsor of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia has remained silent about Russia’s draconian anti-LGBT laws that make a mockery of the Olympic Games as an international celebration of diversity and community.

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Courage Campaign Urges Gov. Brown to Follow Obama’s Lead and Focus on Inequality Over Debt

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 -- After President Obama's State of the Union address last night, Courage Campaign urges Gov. Brown to follow Obama’s lead and focus on inequality over debt

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Courage Campaign Reacts to Gov. Brown's State of the State

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 -- Statement by Dr. Paul Song, executive chairman of the California-based CourageCampaign.org, on Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature today.

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Rep. Darrell Issa could make Target’s security breach look like child's play - Courage Campaign Demands GOP Congressman Not Leak Sensitive Information for HealthCare.gov

Thursday, 16 January 2014 -- CourageCampaign.org Gathers Over 16,000 Petition Signatures Demanding GOP Congressman Not Leak Sensitive Information for HealthCare.gov

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STATEMENT: Courage Campaign Denounces Lincoln Club’s Racist Political Mailer

Friday, 17 January 2014 -- Petition demands Lincoln Club disavow racist mailer.

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Courage Campaign on Gov. Brown’s Proposed Budget for California in 2014

Thursday, 09 January 2014 -- Statement by Dr. Paul Song, executive chairman of the California-based CourageCampaign.org, on Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget for 2014 and his plan for the State’s overcrowded prisons:

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Courage Campaign Reacts to Anti-LGBT Forces Gathering Enough Signatures in the First Step to Repeal CA's Student Protections on the Ballot in 2014

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 -- Statement by Dr. Paul Song, executive chairman of the California-based CourageCampaign.org, on anti-LGBT forces passing the first threshold to gathering enough signatures to put the repeal of CA’s student protections on the ballot in 2014

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Progressives Pushback On Fraudulent CA GOP Obamacare Site With New Site To Help Californians Sign Up For Health Care

TUESDAY, 10 DECEMBER 2013 -- Courage Campaign today launched a new website to pushback on the fraudulent website created and promoted by the California GOP, which has used taxpayer dollars to intentionally mislead Californians, sow fear and confusion, and divert Californians away from CoveredCA.com -- California's health insurance exchange under Obamacare. The new site: www.RepublicanLiesAboutObamacare.com will help California get the facts about health care and sign up for coverage.

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Over 24k in CA Demand State GOP Take Down Sham Obamacare Website Immediately

Thursday, 05 December 2013 -- In a new petition thousands are joining with Eddie Kurtz and the California-based progressive group CourageCampaign.org, in demanding that the California Republican Party take down its sham Obamacare site (CoveringHealthcareCA.com) immediately. The GOP must stop using taxpayer dollars to intentionally mislead their constituents, sow fear and confusion, and divert Californians away from CoveredCA.com -- California's health insurance exchange under Obamacare. In less than 24 hours since launching, the petition has been signed by more than 24,000 California residents.

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Courage Campaign Slams CA GOP Over Fake Website Designed to Prevent CA Residents from Signing Up for ACA

TUESDAY, 03 December 2013 -- Courage Campaign slams California's Republican Party over their Fake Health Care Website that uses Taxpayer Dollars To Deceive Voters and Sick Californians

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TODAY: Protest At Rep. Buck McKeon's Offices in CA Demands Votes to End Shutdown and Prevent Default

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 -- In California’s 25th district, MoveOn and Courage Campaign members from Valencia and the surrounding areas will join Rouzanna Paladin and Peter Rothenberg in urging Rep. McKeon (R-CA) to support an immediate vote to reopen the government and increase the debt limit.

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TODAY: Protest At Rep. Gary Miller's Offices in CA Demands Votes to End Shutdown and Prevent Default

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 -- In California’s 31st district, MoveOn and Courage Campaign members from Rancho Cucamonga and the surrounding areas will join Claudia Strauss in urging Rep. Gary Miller to support an immediate vote to reopen the government and increase the debt limit.

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Courage Campaign Blasts Gov. Brown For Vetoing Gun Safety Legislation

Friday, 11 October 2013 -- Statement by Paul Song, executive chairman of CourageCampaign.org, in reaction to Governor Brown vetoing a series of gun safety measures proposed in the wake of the Sandy Hook and Santa Monica school shootings:

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TONIGHT: Candlelight Vigil at State Capitol Urges Gov. Brown to Sign the LIFE Act, Enacting Common Sense Gun Safety Reforms in California

Thursday, 10 October 2013 -- On Thursday, October 10th at 6:30pm PT, activists and concerned citizens from around California will gather for a candlelight vigil urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign the LIFE (Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement) Act and expand common sense gun safety measures statewide. At the vigil, activists from CourageCampaign.org, joined by PICO, Physicians for Social Responsibility, California Federation of Teachers, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Alliance for Justice, California Church Impact, Cleveland School Remembers, the Brady Campaign and other concerned Californians will read the names of the 1136 Californians’ that have died since the Newtown School Shooting to remind Gov. Brown how much California needs this set of legislation.

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Courage Campaign Demands CA GOP Apologize for Racist, Sexist Anti-Hillary Clinton Buttons Sold at Republican Party Convention

Monday, 07 October 2013 -- The California-based progressive organization CourageCampaign.org is slamming the California GOP, demanding an apology for selling racist, sexist and objectifying anti-Hillary Clinton buttons at the California Republican Party annual convention held over the weekend.

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Courage Campaign Demands Members of Congress Not Get Paid During Government Shutdown

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 -- As the federal government shutdown begins to impact the United States, a new petition by the California-based CourageCampaign.org is demanding that members of Congress not be paid during the crisis.

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