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Georgia Log Cabin's Most Recent Newsletter

Georgia Log Cabin Republicans
NEWS UPDATE
May 20th, 2015
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CONTENTS
* Web Site News
* Headlines
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WEB SITE NEWS

>> Top Tweets

Here are our top 5 news tweets for the past week:

1. CA Dem mocks Native Americans
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/599989917070925825

2. Is Amtrak a money pit?
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/599925462211497984

3. Which hackers have Clinton's [D-NY] emails?
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/599723669020024832

4. Tech industry funnels millions to Clinton [D-NY]
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/600963118424924160

5. Obama divorced from reality
https://twitter.com/GeorgiaLogCabin/status/600882325929402368
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HEADLINES

Latest stories at top


>> GA Dem indicted on theft charges

A Georgia Democrat accused of being a con man, was indicted on 1 count of racketeering and 27 counts of theft by taking.

Full Story:
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/ex-ga-senate-candidate-who-led-double-life-indicte/nmKRy/



>> OR outlaws quackery

Oregon became the 3rd state to ban debunked anti-gay conversion therapy.

Full Story:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/20/politics/oregon-outlaws-gay-conversion-therapy/



>> Pence's [R-IN] presidential aspirations dashed

Gov. Pence [R-IN] suffered a series of missteps, most notably his support for a state Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Full Story:
http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/indiana-gov-mike-pence-wont-run-for-president-in-2016-118110.html



>> MD gay Republican explores US Senate bid

A gay Republican is forming an exploratory committee to run for a US Senate seat in Maryland.

Full Story:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/openly-gay-republican-launches-candidacy-for-senate-seat-from-md/2015/05/18/3ad9f61a-fd79-11e4-833c-a2de05b6b2a4_story.html



>> Marriage support at all-time high

Support for marriage equality has reached a record high.

Full Story:
http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/same-sex-marriage-approval-gallup-poll-record-high-118103.html



>> Liberal gays act like petty tyrants

Liberal gays spend an awful lot of time getting pointlessly angry.

Full Story:
http://www.out.com/news-opinion/2015/5/18/pizza-side-gay-shame



>> Davis [R] to run for Jacobs' [R] GA House seat

Brookhaven, Georgia Mayor Davis [R] will run in a special election for the state House seat vacated by Rep. Jacobs [R].

Full Story:
http://patch.com/georgia/sandysprings/brookhaven-mayor-run-state-house-seat



>> Bush [R-FL] goes the wrong way on marriage

Former Gov. Bush [R-FL] moves away from his previous urging of respect for all Americans.

Full Story:
http://news.yahoo.com/jeb-bush-hardens-position-says-opposes-gay-marriage-213730235.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2015/05/17/jeb-bush-no-constitutional-right-to-same-sex-marriage/



>> GA GOP elects Log Cabin member as treasurer

The Georgia state Republican Party elected an openly gay man as one of its principal officers.

Full Story:
http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/05/16/as-they-push-religious-liberty-bill-georgia-republicans-elect-first-gay-state-officer/



>> GA GOP chairman Padgett re-elected

Georgia Republican Party chairman Padgett won a tight re-election battle.

Full Story:
http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/05/16/georgia-gop-chair-john-padgett-re-elected-to-another-term/



>> Will TX anti-marriage bill come back?

Marriage opponents in Texas may try procedural tricks to attach their ban to another bill before the end of the legislative session.

Full Story:
http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/state-politics/20150515-bill-against-gay-marriage-stalls-out-but-may-be-revived.ece



>> GA Dem leader sentenced to prison

Georgia Democrats' former party chairman was sentenced to federal prison for stealing more than $2M.

Full Story:
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/former-georgia-democrat-party-chairman-sentenced-t/nmHTQ/



>> TX anti-marriage bill dies

A bill that was seen as a preemptive strike during Supreme Court deliberations over marriage equality died in the Texas legislature.

Full Story:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2015/05/15/bill-opposing-same-sex-marriage-dies-in-texas/



>> Liberal gays reject dialog

Liberal gay extremists demand inclusion, but reject dialog.

Full Story:
http://observer.com/2015/05/gay-extremists-must-not-silence-those-who-support-discussion-and-dialogue/



>> Will liberal gays invite a backlash?

Many Americans are ready for a truce in the culture wars that surround gay rights.

Full Story:
http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21650534-if-gay-marriage-triumphs-liberals-should-take-care-not-rub-it-new-culture-war



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