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HRC: Paul Ryan is ‘just as anti-LGBT as the top of the ticket’

Friday, October 26, 2012
Over the past two days, the Human Rights Campaign has compared President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney’s stances on issues of equality – covering bullying and hate crimes so far – but, reminds us that vice-presidential hopeful Paul Ryan is just as anti-LGBT as the top of the ticket. [ Read more → ]
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Vice President Joseph BidenWashington Blade file photos by Michael Key.

Biden, Ryan offer contrasting views on role of faith

Friday, October 12, 2012
The vice presidential candidates sparred during a debate Thursday over issues ranging from foreign affairs to the economy, and took very different views on the role their faith plays in their duties as public officials. [ Read more → ]
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Paul Ryan promises Focus on the Family that he will fight gay equality

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
During an interview with Focus on the Family president Jim Daly, Paul Ryan reassured the anti-gay group that a Romney-Ryan administration will fiercely oppose gay rights. Focus on the Family and its founder James Dobson have a long history of promoting anti-gay policies and ex-gay therapy, and earned a shout-out from Romney earlier this week while campaigning in Colorado, where it is headquartered. [ Read more → ]
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Pro-gay Proposition 8 attorney helping Romney campaign with debate prep

Saturday, September 15, 2012
A lead attorney in the federal lawsuit against California’s Proposition 8 is facing criticism from a gay Democratic group for assisting the Romney campaign with debate preparation — despite the ticket’s support for policies that would undo his work against the same-sex marriage ban. [ Read more → ]
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Conservative columnist: Ryan made a mistake speaking at ‘Values Voter Summit’

Saturday, September 15, 2012
The Washington Post’s conservative political columnist Dana Milbank, in his column Friday, openly criticized GOP Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan for his appearance Friday morning to speak before attendees at the Family Research Council’s “Values Voter Summit.” [ Read more → ]
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GOP touts opposition to marriage equality at anti-gay summit

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Republican public officials — including the No. 2 person on the GOP presidential ticket — weaved opposition to same-sex marriage into their speeches during an annual social conservative conference in D.C. as they criticized President Obama’s policies and reaffirmed traditional values. [ Read more → ]
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Human rights groups urge public officials not to attend ‘Values Voter Summit’

Thursday, September 13, 2012
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A coalition of human rights groups is calling on public officials not to attend this week's Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., because its host, the Family Research Council, has spread demonizing lies about the LGBT community, and because one of its co-sponsors, the American Family Association, has linked homosexuality to the Holocaust. [ Read more → ]
Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention.

RNC 2012: Ryan praises Romney as ‘defender of marriage’

Thursday, August 30, 2012
TAMPA, Fla. — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan devoted a key speech Wednesday evening to attacking the current administration while praising Mitt Romney and his record as a “defender of marriage.” [ Read more → ]
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If you’re gay – A vote for Romney/Ryan is a vote against yourself

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
I do not understand the concept of being a gay Republican. I don’t know how one goes from saying: I’m gay and then adding: And I’m a Republican. I don’t know how one does this… I’ve asked how it’s done and the answers I usually get are vague or angry or completely nonsensical. [ Read more → ]
Paul Ryan (left) and Mitt Romney

HRC: Romney-Ryan ticket out of touch with Americans on LGBT equality

Saturday, August 11, 2012
The Human Rights Campaign – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization – on Saturday denounced presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) as his vice-presidential running mate. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.)

Romney picks Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as running mate

Saturday, August 11, 2012
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced on Saturday Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is his pick for vice presidential running mate. [ Read more → ]
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