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Dave Agema

Michigan GOP official who made anti-gay remarks rejects calls to resign

Saturday, January 25, 2014
WASHINGTON -- A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee rejected calls to resign Friday after making anti-gay and anti-Muslim remarks. [ Read more → ]
Dave Agema

RNC chair calls on Michigan GOP official who made anti-gay remarks to resign

Friday, January 24, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Republican National Committee has called for the resignation of a Michigan GOP official who made anti-gay remarks. [ Read more → ]
Dave Agema

Republican leaders put the heat on GOP committeeman for gay, Muslim attacks

Monday, January 20, 2014
LANSING, Mich. — As the Republican National Committee prepares for meetings in Washington this week, Gov. Rick Snyder and other party leaders in Michigan are criticizing committeeman Dave Agema for repeated anti-gay and anti-Muslim remarks. [ Read more → ]
Dave Agema

GOP committee member blames ‘LGBT Gestapo’ for Duck Dynasty controversy

Saturday, December 21, 2013
A former Michigan lawmaker and current member of the Republican National Committee, who last week said that gays want free healthcare because they are dying of AIDS, is weighing in on the “Duck Dynasty” controversy, blaming the “LGBT Gestapo speech police” for the suspension of the family’s patriarch from the popular A&E reality show. [ Read more → ]
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DNC chair condemns Michigan GOP, says they tolerate anti-gay bias

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
FERNDALE, Mich. -- The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee has joined leading state Democrats in condemning Michigan Republicans for their handling of anti-gay remarks by a GOP National Committee member and their failure to extend civil rights to gays. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and Dave Agema

Mich. governor condemns GOP leader’s remark that gays are dying of AIDS

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Republican Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan has condemned GOP National Committee member Dave Agema’s statement that gay people are seeking health insurance for same-sex partners because they are dying of AIDS and want free medical care. [ Read more → ]
Dave Agema

Mich. RNC member says gays want free healthcare because they’re dying of AIDS

Monday, December 9, 2013
LANSING, Mich. -- A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday that gays want free healthcare because they are dying of AIDS. [ Read more → ]
Dave Agema

Mich. RNC member: I won’t resign for ‘filthy homosexuals’ Facebook post

Thursday, March 28, 2013
LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday he will not resign after posting an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page, despite calls from members of his own party that he step down. [ Read more → ]
Rick Snyder

Michigan governor signs bill to ban healthcare coverage for unmarried partners

Thursday, December 22, 2011
LANSING, Mich. -- Following months of heated debate, Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder on Thursday signed House Bill 4770, eliminating health care coverage for domestic partners of public employees, and prohibiting any government entity in the state from providing such coverage. [ Read more → ]
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Michigan GOP lawmakers seeking to ban partner benefits for unmarried couples

Thursday, June 23, 2011
During a legislative committee session, the Michigan House Oversight and Reform Committee's GOP-majority on Tuesday voted to bar public employers from giving benefits to anyone not married or related to an employee. [ Read more → ]
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