Seattle, WA - Log Cabin Republicans commend the newly elected WSRP Chair Susan Hutchison for taking steps forward in better inclusion of the LGBT Community in the Party by not drawing out Gay Marriage. When asked on a live interview on Q13 if the party needed to soften its opposition to gay marriage, Chair Hutchison said the issue has been settled. “That was last year,” she said. “I’m looking forward."
We appreciate Chair Hutchison's comments in showing that there are bigger issues concerning the Washington Republican Party and we look forward to working with her in moving our state in the RIGHT direction. You can read the full article here.
This week, we've been airing DecodeDC's excellent interview with Log Cabin Republican founder Rich Tafel. Tafel makes the case that progress on big issues can only occur when there are parallel movements in both the Republican and Democratic parties. [Read more..]
Seattle, WA- The Log Cabin Republicans of Washington State (LCRWA) are delighted to announce that we will be marching in the Annual Seattle Pride Parade on June 30th and would like to invite you to join us. The parade will commence at 11:00 am on 4th Avenue. We invite all fellow Republicans to join LCRWA as we celebrate our diversity and inclusion within the Republican Party.
Join fellow Log Cabin Republicans, Marilyn McKenna, College Republicans, and King County Republicans as we support the LGBT Community and promote the Big Tent Party. If you are interested in marching or getting more involved please e-mail Andre Unicume at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you and we hope for your support as we march!
Seattle, WA- The Log Cabin Republicans of Washington State (LCRWA) received great support and interest from the LGBT community at this year’s 2012 Seattle PrideFest: Love More Hate Less. After the conclusion of the Pride Parade in downtown Seattle, thousands visited booths at the Seattle Center where the LCRWA were located. Many approached the booth and signed-up to receive updates and become members. With Referendum 74 being on the ballot this November the LCRWA made sure to educate the fact that it would not have passed in the state legislature without Republican support, the support of four senate and two house of representative Republicans.
The LCRWA are supporters of Referendum 74 and can be found as a coalition partner on their website http://washingtonunitedformarriage.org/category/coalition/political/.
Log Cabin Republicans of Washington will continue to make their presence known in liberal Washington and advocate for the support of Republicans who support fairness, freedom, and equality for gay and lesbian Americans.
In the past two weeks, four state lawmakers and three Metropolitan King County Council members, all Republicans, have done something that would have seemed impossible in Washington a few years ago.
The politicians — state Sens. Steve Litzow and Cheryl Pflug and Reps. Glenn Anderson and Maureen Walsh — agreed to take a historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage, a bold move by any gauge.
And three County Council members — Reagan Dunn, Pete von Reichbauer and Jane Hague — backed a resolution telling the Legislature: Go ahead, the county wants lawmakers to approve gay marriage. These folks could have steered clear of the issue, but opted instead to stand up for fairness and equality. [Read more...]