Press Releases

Courage Campaign Highlights the Need for the LIFE Act in the Wake of the Tragic Santa Monica Shooting

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 -- Statement from Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of the California-based CourageCampaign.org on the tragic Santa Monica shooting and the need for the LIFE Act, a package of California legislation that would provide the smartest, safest gun laws in the nation:

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Community Groups Mobilize at Pension Fund Meetings Nationwide Urging Funds to Oppose the Sale of Tribune Co. Papers to the Koch Brothers

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 -- In the latest step to “Save the News” and stop the sale of the Tribune Company’s papers to the Koch Brothers, community groups from around the country are mobilizing at public pension fund meetings nationwide, urging the groups to submit public comments resolutions to their investment managers calling on them not to sell the papers, including the Los Angeles Times, to the Koch Brothers.

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As Obama Touts the Affordable Care Act in CA, Courage Campaign Demands Gov. Brown Stop Undermining the Law’s Implementation

Thursday, 06 June 2013 -- Courage Campaign Demands Gov. Brown Stop Undermining the Affordable Care Acts’s Implementation as Obama Visits the State

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Military Rape Survivor on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Fix Broken Justice System; Gets Bipartisan Boost from Sen. Murkowski (R-AK)

Monday, 03 June 2013 -- Trina McDonald Delivers Nearly 200,000 Signatures on Demanding a Plan to End Military Sexual Assaults

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CourageCampaign.org Applauds CA State Senate for Passing the LIFE Act’s 7 Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 -- CourageCampaign.org Applauds the State Senate Passage of the LIFE Act’s 7 Bills to Reduce Gun Violence in California

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TMRW: Activists Rally at LA Times HQ in Effort to Save the News from the Koch Brothers

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 -- Activists from CourageCampaign.org, Common Cause, SEIU, and the AFL-CIO rally at LA Times Headquarters in an effort to save the news from the Koch Brothers.

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Twitter Stands with Koch Brothers, Censors @NewsByTheKochs Parody Avatar

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 -- Twitter Stands with Koch Brothers, Censors @NewsByTheKochs Parody Avatar, CourageCampaign.org Fights Back with New Avatar - BANNED!

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As Military Leaders Gather at the White House, Over 45k Urge Hagel to Support the STOP Act to Prevent Rape

Thursday, 16 May 2013 -- Over 45k Urge Hagel to Support the STOP Act to Prevent Rape As Military Leaders Gather at the White House

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New Ad Campaign Targets Koch Brothers Attempt to Buy the LA Times

Thursday, 09 May 2013 -- New Ad Campaign Targets Koch Brothers Attempt To Buy LA Times: Courage Campaign Institute and Forecast The Facts Blanket LA Times and NY Times Websites With Ads Opposing Sale Of LA Times To Koch Brothers

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Over 300k Demand Obama Repudiate AG Holder's Remarks that Banks are "Too Big to Jail"

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 -- 300,000 Demand Obama Administration Repudiate Holder’s Remarks that Banks are “Too Big to Jail”: Activists and Members of MoveOn, Campaign for a Fair Settlement, Home Defenders League, CREDO Action, Courage Campaign Deliver Petitions to the U.S. Department of Justice Offices in a Dozen Cities Nationwide

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Over 100k Californians Urge Tribune Co. Not to Sell LA Times to Right-Wing Propagandists

Monday, 01 April 2013 -- Over 100,000 Californians Urge Tribune Company Not to Sell LA Times to Right-Wing Propagandists: Courage Campaign, MoveOn.org and Daily Kos Members Deliver Signatures to Tribune Co. HQ’s

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Look Up: Courage Campaign To Fly Plane Over Las Vegas Demanding Reid Stand Up To The NRA

Friday, March 29, 2013 -- Look Up: CourageCampaign.org To Fly Plane Over Las Vegas Demanding Reid Stand Up To The NRA: Skywriter Plane To Fly Over Federal Building In Vegas Starting At 2p With Message: “REID: SAY NO 2 NRA"

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25 CA Mayors Urge the Supreme Court to Rule Prop 8 Unconstitutional

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 -- 25 California Mayors Urge the Supreme Court to Rule Prop 8 Unconstitutional: ** https://s3.amazonaws.com/aktest-2011/images/MayorsProp8StatementFinal.pdf **

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10k Urge Tribune Co. Not to Sell the LAT to Right Wing Propagandists

Thursday, 21 March 2013 -- Over 10k Urge Tribune Company Not to Sell LA Times to Right-Wing Propagandists: ** http://act.couragecampaign.org/sign/latimeskoch/ **

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TODAY: 30k Demand CA GOP Leader Greig Resign Over Rape Comments

Monday, 11 March 2013 -- 30k Demand CA GOP Leader Greig Resign Over Rape Comments: Courage Campaign To Deliver Petition to CA GOP HQ in Los Angeles on Monday

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30k Demand CA GOP Leader Greig Resign Over Rape Comments

Monday, 11 March 2013 -- 30k Demand CA GOP Leader Greig Resign Over Rape Comments: Courage Campaign To Deliver Petition to CA GOP HQ in Los Angeles on Monday

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