Enough is enough! And now there is a grassroots movement afoot to call him to task about his indolence in dealing with this fundamental issue of equal rights for all American citizens, and stating what must be done to achieve the goal of equal civil rights for LGBT people.
Obama ran on a platform of "change," and many of us see "business as usual" under his administration; his mantra of "change" that we so often heard during his campaign seems to have been empty rhetoric designed to have liberals and progressives, as well as LGBT people, drink the Kool Aid of his duplicity.
So, it's refreshing to know that a grassroots movement is initiating The Dallas Principles which can be seen below.
Barack Obama leveraged the Internet to capture the White House -- and now outside groups are doing to same to pressure his presidency.
A gay rights movement that began in the streets has increasingly moved online. And last weekend, a diverse group of gay activists, bloggers, Democratic Party organizers and fundraisers from across the country came together in Dallas to discuss how to more aggressively advance their agenda.
They believe the Obama White House and the Democratic-controlled Congress are not moving fast enough to address gay rights issues, such as setting a timetable to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and passing a federal hate crimes bill that covers sexual orientation and gender identity. After the outpouring of spontaneous grassroots support for same-sex marriage in the wake of the passage of Proposition 8 in California, "the timing is right," blogger and activist Lane Hudson said, "to push for full civil rights for LGBT people."
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The Dallas Principles are Listed Here Along With Their Rationale.
The Homepage For The Dallas Principles is Located Here.
The following is a very brief video embedded on their site that urges people to get involved with this movement:
TO SUPPORT THE DALLAS PRINCIPLES, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK.