Becky Yeh – OneNewsNow California correspondent
A family activist says it’s no surprise that a California LGBT super PAC wants another term of President Barack Obama.
Trending groups known as super political action committees (PACs), which came about in 2010, are able to raise unlimited monies for political causes. One was recently created to get President Obama re-elected in November. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Pride-LGBT, a newly formed San Francisco-based super PAC, will seek to reach the lesbian, “gay,” bisexual, and transgender community through social media platforms on behalf of Obama. The group’s founder, Marcus Lovingood, says that demographic is “so incredibly strong” that if empowered more, it will be “engaged and work together on a larger scale.”
Randy Thomasson of SaveCalifornia.com is not surprised.
“He has done everything [for the LGBT community] except [give them] the word ‘marriage,’ but he is threatening inside to go with that in the future,” Thomasson offers.… Continue Reading
Why do conservatives allow this argument to stand without showing the MANY MANY situations where the court has OVERTURNED conservative legislation enacted by the “democratically elected” body?
Mr. President, sir,….uh the knife cuts both ways!!!! Have you EVER complained ONCE when duly passed pro-life legislation was struck down?????
It cuts both ways and moreso against conservative bills….
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 11:48 AM
By: Jim Meyers
Republicans have taken sharp issue with President Barack Obama’s warning to the Supreme Court on the Obamacare case, charging that the president is seeking to “intimidate” the high court.
Obama warned on Monday that a rejection of his healthcare reform law would be an act of “judicial activism” that Republicans claim to oppose.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, said it is a “fantasy” to think “every law you like is constitutional and every Supreme Court decision you don’t is ‘activist.’”
“Judicial activism or restraint is not measured by which side wins but by whether the court correctly applied the law.”
GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, in an interview with Fox News, said an activist court is one that “departs” from the Constitution and legislates from the bench.
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