June 15, 2013 Leave a comment
WELCOME to everyone we met at the Pride Festival!
THANKS to everyone who manned our table!
Did you get your NEW Log Cabin sticker??
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By Julie Ershadi Posted at 6:22 p.m. on May 23
The Washington, D.C. chapter of organized gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Republicans hosted former Rep. Jim Kolbe, R-Ariz., and his husband at a small mixer Wednesday night.
The D.C. Log Cabin Republicans convened the event at the Roosevelt Camden apartments on 16th Street Northwest to discuss the Senate immigration bill and Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick J. Leahy’s withdrawal of his amendment to include consideration for LGBT families in the bill’s provisions at this week’s markup. more…
May 15, 2013 Leave a comment
(Cocktails at 6:30 pm – Meeting at 7:00 pm)
The Camden Roosevelt – 2101 16th Street NW, Washington, DC
Please join the DC Chapter of Log Cabin Republicans for an evening to
discuss the issue of Immigration Reform with:
About our speakers:
Former Congressman Jim Kolbe served 11-terms in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Arizona. He is currently a fellow at the German Marshall Fund think tank and a consultant at Kissinger McLarty Associates, where he focuses on issues of trade, aid and migration. In 2006, Rep. Kolbe co-sponsored the United American Families Act and recently testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee to amend the immigration bill to include a path to citizenship or permanent residency for same-sex partners — including his own.
Immigration Equality is the first and only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to achieving full equality for LGBT and HIV-positive immigrants. Julie A. Kruse leads the national effort to pass the Uniting American Families Act and has over 15 years of experience working for LGBT, immigrant, and women’s rights and economic justice.
And also: this meeting is also our Annual Meeting in which BOARD ELECTIONS will be held. Due to our growing membership and expanding Chapter activities, the number of board seats has been increased from seven to nine. If you are interested in running for a position on the board or would like more information about what serving on the board entails,
please email Chris Allen at Chris.Allen@dclogcabin.org.
Although the deadline for running on the ballot has passed (as of Sunday the 19th), members can still run as write-in candidates!
(And remember, you must be a registered member in order to vote, so register and pay your dues before the meeting:
“…We need to respect every individual’s right to liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This Liberty and pursuit of happiness should not be limited to heterosexual couples. Gay and Lesbian couples should be treated equal to their heterosexual counterparts.
It is common sense and the right thing to do…”
- Patrick Mara, October 2009
DC Council hearing on Marriage Equality
The DC Council is holding a special election this April 23rd. Make an informed decision and come out and meet Patrick Mara, the Ward 1 elected representative to the DC State Board of Education. He is an entrepreneur, proud Columbia Heights resident, and a founding investor in Meridian Pint.
Patrick’s campaign focuses on education reform for DC Schools, accountability and ethics on the Council, fiscal responsibility and budget autonomy, and improved public safety protection for all residents in all neighborhoods. Patrick Mara will represent the best interests for all DC residents by fighting corruption and special interests and championing policies to achieve improved DC Schools and a thriving local economy.
Patrick Mara has been endorsed by:
DC Chamber of Commerce
Gregory T. Angelo
Matt Cook & Patrick Sammon
Jose V. Cunningham
John R. Tobias
Robert Turner II