September 16, 2008

A Big Tent Party, After All?

The Log Cabin Republicans are a group within the GOP fighting for GLBT rights. "Huh," say you? That's what we thought.

Vincent Valk

A uniquely progressive bunch within a faction whose power lies to the right, the Log Cabin Republicans believe gay rights is well within the philosophy of the Party of Lincoln. Though the group has seen some controversy in the past—in 1995 Bob Dole returned a modest campaign donation from the group, later apologizing—today it is an acknowledged part of the GOP coalition, and boasts chapters and organizing committees in every state.

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