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When Words Mean the Opposite: The Story of My Awakening By David Trillo If a psychic or a Tarot reader had told me in 1985 that, within the next seven years, I would become a gay rights activist, I would have laughed in his face – if he had caught me in a good mood. I was more than just anti-gay. I was vehemently anti-abortion. The only reason why I didn’t join Operation Rescue or a similar group was youthful ignorance – I didn’t know where to contact them. I was still an evangelical Christian when I joined as one of Citizens Project’s earliest supporters in 1992. The idea of gay marriage was still hard for me to take, but as ...
by Cynthia Nimerichter Several weeks ago, the Denver Post ran an article about the Equal Rights Amendment and the fact that it has never been ratified. In the 1970s, I marched in the streets in support of this measure but to date only 35 states ratified the proposed constitutional amendment. To become part of the U.S. Constitution, three more states would need to vote in favor of it. I mentioned to a young friend that I had not given much thought to the ERA in many years. My 30-something friend's response? "What is the ERA?" My friend is very politically savvy and more up-to-date than I am on legislation dealing with discrimination. But her response ...
Citizens Project believes that your vote is your voice! We invite you to check out our hot-off-the-presses Voter Guide to learn about the candidates and issues on the 2010 ballot. Get educated, and make your voice heard!
Hear what Citizens Project executive director Barb Van Hoy has to say about our nation's founding principles, read about religious freedom in the United States, and catch up on the latest Plus One news! Check out the December edition of Freedom Watch Online!
Read the August edition of Freedom Watch Online to learn about the sneaky scare tactics extremists are using to quelch equal rights, diversity and health care in our community!
Read our July edition of Freedom Watch Online to get informed and get involved in supporting a Plus One policy in Colorado Springs!
Read the June edition of Freedom Watch: A Special Note From Barb Van Hoy, Citizens Project's Executive Director!