Press Releases

Petition Urges CA To End Tax Exempt Status For Anti-Gay Boy Scouts

Thursday, February 21, 2013 -- New Petition Urges CA Legislature To End Tax-Exempt Status for Anti-Gay Boy Scouts of America: Over 5000 Californians Join Straight Former Boy Scout Supporting Sen. Ricardo Lara’s Bill To End Tax-Exemptions from Youth Groups that Discriminate Against LGBT Members

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Courage Campaign on the Pentagon Extending Benefits to Same-Sex Partners

Monday, 11 February 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on Defense Sec. Leon Panetta’s announcement that the Pentagon is extending some benefits to same-sex partners of military service members

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LGBT Leader Reacts to Hagel Vote in Senate

Monday, 11 February 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on the Senate Armed Services Committee vote approving Chuck Hagel's nomination for Secretary of Defense

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Courage Campaign: Assault Weapons Ban Should Be In SOTU

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 -- Courage Campaign calls on President Obama to include a call for an assault weapons ban in his State of the Union

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LGBT Leader in Support of Hagel Nomination Available

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 -- LGBT Leader in Support of Hagel’s Nomination for Secretary of Defense.

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Courage Campaign on CA Gov. Brown's State of the State

Thursday, January 24, 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State

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Walmart Inundated With Calls, Facebook Posts Urging the Retailer To Stop Selling Assault Weapons

Friday, 18 January 2013 -- Walmart Inundated With Calls, Facebook Posts Urging the Retailer To Stop Selling Assault Weapons and Ammunition: Following Protest at CT Walmart, Progressive Groups Escalate Call For Walmart To End Assault Weapon Sales

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Courage Campaign Reacts to Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 -- Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on President Obama’s proposals to reduce gun violence

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250K Join Gun Violence Survivors Demanding Walmart Stop Selling Assault Weapons

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 -- Gun Violence Survivors Demand Walmart Honor 2004 Pledge and Stop Selling Assault Weapons and Munitions Nationwide: Nearly 250,000 Join Gun Violence Survivors Letter To Walmart, Demand Retailer Stop Selling Assault Weapons and Deadly Munitions

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Courage Campaign on Gov. Brown's Proposed Budget for 2013

Thursday, 10 January 2012 -- Courage Campaign on Gov. Brown's Proposed Budget for 2013: Statement by Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of Courage Campaign, on Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget for 2013

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Courage Campaign Calls on Obama to Show Leadership on Marriage Equality

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 -- Courage Campaign Calls on Obama to Show Leadership on Marriage Equality

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Courage Campaign: Villaraigosa Should Resign From 'Fix the Debt' Campaign

Thursday, 06 December 2012 -- Courage Campaign Joins Effort To Get Mayor Villaraigosa To Resign From Fix The Debt Campaign

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Courage Campaign Challenges CA GOP To Dump Norquist

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 -- Courage Campaign Challenges CA GOP To Dump Norquist

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Rick Jacobs On Today's Protest Outside the Home of Anti-Prop 30 Advocate Charles Munger Jr.

Thursday, 1 November 2012 -- Rick Jacobs, executive director of the Courage Campaign on today’s protest outside the home of billionaire Charles Munger Jr

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Courage Campaign Releases New TV Spot in Support of Prop30

Monday, 22 October 2012 -- Courage Campaign Releases New TV Spot in Support of Prop30: A powerful new TV ad, released today by the Courage Campaign, shows what California's future will look like if Prop 30 fails

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Courage Campaign Responds to Today's DOMA Ruling

Thursday, 18 October 2012 -- Subject: Courage Campaign Responds to Today's DOMA Ruling: Statement of Rick Jacobs, founder and chair of the Courage Campaign, on today's DOMA ruling

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