Press Releases

Courage Campaign on the Zimmerman Trial and the Need to Pass the LIFE Act in California

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of CourageCampaign.org, on the Trayvon Martin murder case, “Stand Your Ground” Laws and the need to pass the Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement (LIFE) Act in California.

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Courage Campaign on the US Senate Deal to Avoid Filibuster Reform

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, chair and founder of the CourageCampaign.org, on the US Senate’s deal to avoid filibuster reform.

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Over 28k Californians Tell Sen. Feinstein (D-CA) to Stop Coddling Wall Street and Confirm CFPB Director

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 -- "For over four years, Republicans have made a historically unprecedented mockery of the filibuster. The Senate is supposed to provide "advice and consent" on presidential nominations, not use minority tricks to undo laws passed by Congress, signed by the President, and supported by large majorities of the public," explained Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of CourageCampaign.org, a leading California-based progressive organization. "Americans stand firmly behind the CFPB, and Richard Cordray is by all accounts an ideal candidate to lead it. Senator Feinstein can help restore democracy to the Senate. We're confident she will."

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Courage Campaign on News the Court Has Lifted the Stay on Marriage Equality

Friday, 28 June 2013 -- Statement of Rick Jacobs, chair and founder of the Courage Campaign, on news the court has lifted the stay on marriage equality.

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Courage Campaign Demands CPUC Leadership Resign After Reports Reveal Threats, Intimidation, and Potential Cover-Up in PG&E/San Bruno Disaster Investigation

Thursday, 27 June 2013 -- Consumer Protection and Safety Director and General Counsel -- A Former PG&E Employee -- Strong-Arm Staff in Push for Lower Fines for PG&E Whose Negligence Led to the Death of Eight People and Destruction of 38 Homes

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Courage Campaign on What’s Next for Marriage in California

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 -- Statement of Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of the CourageCampaign.org, a leading California-based progressive organization, on today's Supreme Court rulings and what’s next for same-sex marriage in California.

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COURAGE CAMPAIGN: HISTORIC DAY FOR EQUALITY

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 -- Statement of Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of the CourageCampaign.org, a leading California-based progressive organization, on today's Supreme Court rulings.

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As Exodus International Shuts Down, New Documentary by Lisa Ling “God and Gays” Documents ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ Group’s Change of Heart

Thursday, 27 June 2013 -- With Exodus International ministries, the most prominent gay conversation therapy group, announcing plans to shut down last week, and the US Supreme Court scheduled to hand down a landmark set of decisions determining whether whether or not same-sex couples have an equal right to marry, this week, LGBT rights in this country are at a crossroad.

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Community Groups Mobilize Against Sale of Tribune Co. Papers to the Koch Brothers at Pension Fund Meetings in MO and IL

Thursday, 20 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 Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times, to the Koch Brothers.

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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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