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Ashcroft Says No Gay Pride Celebration

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#1 Rhea


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Posted 07 June 2003 - 09:45 AM


The DoJ employees have been holding an annual gay pride event since the early 90's.

Apparently even though it was held last year and Deputy Attorney Gen'l Larry Thompson went to the 2002 event, it elicited a lot of criticism from conservatives, and there's now a brand-new "policy" forbidding any event that's not supported by a presidential proclamation. Of course, other non-gay special interest groups continue to meet there.

Ashcroft, who is notoriously anti-gay, is about to get slapped with a huge lawsuit, methinks.

Edited by Certifiably Cait, 27 August 2012 - 11:47 AM.

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#2 Rov Judicata

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Posted 07 June 2003 - 12:18 PM

I'm not sure if litiagtion is possible in this case; however, I do think Ashcroft's actions are inappropriate here...
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