Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Here in Northborough, many have followed suit, going red for marriage equality, by sharing the Human Rights Campaign's logo, showing their support for LGBT equality in Massachusetts.
You may have wondered at the logo showing up all over Facebook — a red square with two pink horizontal lines and folks changing their profile photos to this symbol that stands for marriage equality. It's an effort by the Human Rights Campaign that coincides with oral Supreme Court hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, D.C. on the issue. The equality symbol signifies that marriage equality really is all about love, the HRC post says, adding that in addition to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender supporters, heterosexuals are especially encouraged to do so as "straight allies." "Together we will show the nation that we believe all Americans deserve to be treated fairly and equally under the law — no matter who they love," …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The tour announces constitutional amendments overturning Citizens United.
Wednesday, January 23
Submitted by Scott Zoback, office of U.S. Rep. Jim Mcgovern U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern will host a series of events on Thursday, Jan. 24, and Friday, Jan. 25, in Boston, Worcester, and Northampton to announce his two Constitutional amendments to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case, which unleashed a flood of corporate and special interest money into the American political system. McGovern will be joined at each stop by national advocates and state officials who back efforts to overturn Citizens United. Rep. McGovern’s first amendment, HJ Res 20, advances the fundamental principle of political equality for all by empowering Congress and the States to regulate political spending. It will allow Congress to pass …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Congressman James McGovern held a photo contest for his Facebook page. Here are the finalists.
Last month, Congressman James McGovern put a contest out for photographers: take a shot that will be used as the cover image for his widely visited Facebook page. The four finalists were: Ashley Daige, Iris Shulman, Jeff Valois and Jon Latino. Valois won with his image of Old Stone Church. All submissions are pictured here, courtesy of Rep. McGovern.