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Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBT equality-rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States. According to the HRC, it has more than one million members and supporters. Its current president is Chad Griffin.

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HRC slams rival organization, plans Utah conference

Thursday, July 2, 2015
HRC headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The nation's largest LGBT organization has announced plans to hold a conference in Salt Lake City just days before the conservative World Congress of Families stages a convention in the city. ...

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Poll: Pence’s re-election on the ropes because of anti-LGBT legislation

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
A new poll reveals Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s deeply damaged political reputation continues to decline over two months after signing into law an anti-LGBT “religious refusal” bill. ...

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Alabama’s only openly gay lawmaker named director of local HRC chapter

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Patricia Todd
Democratic state Rep. Patricia Todd of Birmingham was introduced Friday as the new state director of the Human Rights Campaign in Alabama. ...

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Guam governor refuses to allow marriage licenses for same-sex couples

Friday, April 17, 2015
Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo (R-Guam)
The nation's largest gay rights organization and Guam's biggest newspaper are blasting the territory's governor for not allowing marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples. ...

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Indiana unveils changes to religious freedom bill; LGBT rights groups say it’s not enough

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Some of the hundreds of people who gathered outside the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, March 28, 2015 to oppose the religious freedom legislation.
Indiana lawmakers on Thursday announced changes they plan to make to the state's new religious freedom law aimed at quelling widespread criticism from businesses and others who have called the proposal anti-gay, but LGBT rights groups said the fix doesn't ...

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50 years after Selma, Joe Biden draws parallels between LGBT rights, civil rights

Friday, March 6, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Human Rights Campaign Spring Equity Convention in Washington, Friday, March 6, 2015. Biden said the same human rights that African Americans fought for in Selma, Alabama, are at stake for LGBT rights activists today.
LGBT Americans are fighting for the same rights to equality that African Americans fought for decades ago, says Biden. ...

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Arkansas, Nebraska businesses sign pledge for LGBT equality

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Hundreds of businesses in Arkansas and Nebraska have signed an HRC pledge to advance workplace equality for members of the LGBT community. ...

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Joe Biden to headline Human Rights Campaign annual convention

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech this week at a convention hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBT rights group. ...

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HRC to examine if Roy Moore coordinated lawsuit against same-sex marriage

Friday, February 20, 2015
Roy Moore
The Human Rights Campaign filed an Alabama Open Records request on Thursday seeking government email and phone records of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to determine his role in a third-party lawsuit against marriage equality in the state. ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook donating to HRC’s gay rights campaign in Southern U.S.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Tim Cook
The amount of Tim Cook's personal contribution to the HRC wasn't disclosed, but the advocacy organization called it "substantial." ...

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