August 4, 2010 – Historic Day in America

Federal Judge Vaughn Walker is expected to rule today in the Proposition 8 case. Fred’s coverage on San Diego’s Channel 10 News: CLICK HERE Below is all the information about the decision from Lynn Fuller, Media & Public Outreach Liaison, United States District Court, Northern District of California: On August 4, 2010, the court will…

News Coverage: California-based, pro-marriage group goes national

From Seth Hemmelgarn in the Bay Area Reporter: California-based, pro-marriage group goes national If marriage equality activist and potential presidential candidate Fred Karger has his way, Lieutenant Dan Choi will be the country’s first out gay chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Karger, who’s set to explore a 2012 presidential bid, quipped that’s what…

News Coverage: NOM Ordered to Hand Over Donor Information

From the Maine Public Broadcasting Network: NOM Ordered to Hand Over Donor Information 06/08/2010 12:03 PM ET The National Organization for Marriage has been fighting the state’s efforts to find out who bankrolled the group’s $2 million contribution to last year’s successful campaign to overturn the Maine’s gay marriage law. A federal appeals court in…

News Coverage: Magistrate Judge says NOM Should Turn Over Donors' Names

From The Maine Public Broadcasting Network: Magistrate Judge says NOM Should Turn Over Donors’ Names A federal magistrate judge has ordered the national group that provided most of the funding to repeal Maine’s same-sex marriage law to turn over information about its donors. The magistrate rejected claims by the National Organization for Marriage that the…

Open Letter to Maggie Gallagher

Cross-posted from Fred Karger’s article at The Huffington Post: Open Letter to Maggie Gallagher Like millions of Americans, I was able to see the absolute joy experienced by hundreds of gay and lesbian couples who are now able to legally marry in Washington, DC. I wept when I saw television reports of couples who have…

Mother Jones: Game Changer

Who’s that masked man gracing the pages of Mother Jones? It’s the founder of Californians Against Hate, Fred Karger. Check out the table of contents, read the article online, or grab a copy at your local newsstand.

News Coverage: Campaign Clarity Needed

Check out this excellent Bangor Daily News Editorial (12/26/09) calling out NOM for violating Maine’s election laws. NOM did not report any of its contributor’s names, and it gave $1.9 million (64% of all money raised) to defeat same-sex marriage in last month’s election. Then NOM sued Maine election officials to invalidate all campaign reporting:…

News Release: Mormon Congressman Leads Effort to Overturn DC Gay Marriage Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fred Karger December 22, 2009 619-592-2008 Utah Congressman Chaffetz Leads Effort to Dump Recently Enacted Gay Marriage Law in Washington, DC Salt Lake City, UT — Mormon freshman Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), ranking Republican on the Congressional subcommittee that oversees Washington, DC, is now trying to undue the District’s new law…

News Release: I am starting a legal defense fund

ACTION ALERT December 2, 2009 Contact: Fred Karger 619-592-2008 I am starting a legal defense fund Please Get out Your MasterCard – I Need Your Help! www.FiveforFred.com It’s been three months since I was subpoenaed by the National Organization for Marriage and Protect Marriage, the official Yes on 8 campaign committee that raised $40 million…

News Release: Extremists' Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2009 Contact: Fred Karger 619-592-2008 Manhattan Declaration — Who Are They Kidding? MANHATTAN, New York — NOM head, Maggie Gallagher, as she puts it, “likes fairy tales.”  This sure sounds like a fairy tale to me, a very scary one. Once upon a time there were 152 – how should…