Did You Know

DID YOU KNOW...

  • We support equality under the law for all, free markets, individual liberty, limited government, and a strong national defense
  • We are the first and only officially chartered LGBT volunteer organization within the California Republican Party
  • Log Cabin was formed in 1977 after the successful defeat of California's Prop 6, also known as the "Briggs Initiative" which would have banned gay teachers from teaching in school
  • Ronald Reagan, along with gay conservatives helped to turned the tide of public opinion against the ant-gay Briggs Initiative, which eventually led to it's defeat
  • Log Cabin Republicans sued the federal government over it's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy regarding gays in the military. The action ultimately led to it's repeal
  • A large number of LCR members serve on County Central Committees, shaping the direction and the influence of the party throughout the state
  • Log Cabin Republicans of California worked to successfully remove anti-gay verbiage from the California Republican Party platform in 2015
  • Log Cabin Republicans has been featured prominently in news, print, and entertainment programs such as American Dad, Chelsea Handler, and Jeopardy to name a few
  • There are more than 10 chapters of Log Cabin Republicans throughout the state of California
  • Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in the state of California, was overturned by a federal judge appointed by President Ronald Reagan
  • Same-sex marriage was made legal nationwide by the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision of Obergefell v. Hodges. The deciding vote in favor was made by Ronald Reagan nominated Justice Kennedy
  • Log Cabin Republican of California has a Political Action Committee set up to be able to support pro-equality Republican candidates and legislation at the statewide level in California
  • The United States Ambassador to Germany under President Trump, Ric Grenell, is openly gay, and a member of Log Cabin Republicans of Los Angeles.

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