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We Don’t Need Fixin’!

Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ››

By John Turner-McClelland President & Treasurer Stonewall Democrats of Denton County The Texas Republican Party has lead the assault on LGBTQ individuals and families. Their war continues today as the state Republican convention voted to approve a platform that includes "reparative therapy" to change what is wrong with us. I've got news for the GOP. We don't need ...

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Equal Pay Day

Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ››

Equal Pay Day, April 8, is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year.   It takes women an extra three months of wages to make up the difference. Equal Pay Day 2014 is particularly significant because it falls between two legislative anniversaries that have helped women make progress ...

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments ››

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy on January 18 with the House District 65 Democrats in Carrollton.  They will meet behind Carrollton City Hall at 9:30  a.m. at 1945 E. Jackson Rd..  The parade begins at 10 a.m.  Or join the House District 64 Democrats in Denton on January 20 at Fred Moore Park at Lakey ...

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Price Too Great to End Obamacare

Nov 15, 2013 No Comments ››

The fortune in my cookie this week read, “It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.” How true for the Monday morning quarterbacking Republicans who continue the outrageous lies about the Affordable Care Act - ObamaCare. Constructive criticism can be useful, but working toward failure without first offering viable improvements blurs the line ...

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Turning Texas Blue Goes Beyond the Rally

Aug 1, 2013 No Comments ››

While the dominantly old, white male GOP Texas legislature quietly prays that Senator Wendy Davis would take her pink shoes back to Tarrant County where they've gerrymandered her district out of existence, women are shouting "Run, Wendy, Run!" For those of us who burned our bras and marched to demand equality in the 60s and 70s, ...

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