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Should certain Americans have special rights?
INSIGHTS - by Joe Howard Crews. "All men are created equal" under the law, so should certain classes of people, or certain religious sects get special protection? Why do we have special protection for racial minorities, women and disabled, and should gays be afforded such protection also? Read More

Event Reminders:

List of Democratic Party events in San Diego Co.
Thursday, 09/03/2009
For a list of Democratic events in San Diego County CLICK HERE Including all Democratic Clubs meetings and progressive events. From the incomparable Jellison newsletter for San Diegans.

Dinner, fundraiser for SD Marriage Equality
Wednesday, 09/02/2009
Enjoy a spaghetti dinner at the Big Kitchen, served to you by the members of San Diego Marriage Equality (SAME). We need to raise a lot of money to help with the signature campaign to get a repeal of Prop 8 and a restoration of gay marriage equality on the ballot in 2010. Wed. Sept. 2 in San Diego.

North Co. LGBT Coalition open meeting Sep. 2
Wednesday, 09/02/2009
Public Meeting September 2nd 6:30pm at the Oceanside main library(300 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside Community Rooms) and check out our new Marketing Materials along with the many open possibilities to Volunteer with our Pride Committee.

Let's confront ISSA at his health care town hall
Wednesday, 09/02/2009
Rep. Darrell Issa conducts his Health Care Town Hall Wed., Sep. 2 at the Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista at 6:30 PM.

Health Care rally downtown SD Thursday
Thursday, 09/03/2009
Progressives will stage a rally in downtown San Diego at little City Park at 300 Broadway on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 5:00 PM.