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American Unity Fund Hosts “Big Tent Brunch” at 2016 RNC Convention

July 9, 2016

AUF to highlight conservative support for LGBTQ freedom Attended by special guests Caitlyn Jenner, Montel Williams, GOP Elected Officials, and Hundreds of Pro-Freedom Republican Supporters Washington, D.C. – American Unity Fund, a conservative 501(c)(4) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the cause of freedom for LGBTQ Americans, will host a brunch on Wednesday, July 20th, under […]

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AUF statement regarding the failure of the Energy and Water appropriations bill on the U.S. House floor

May 27, 2016

Tyler Deaton, Senior Advisor at American Unity Fund, released the following statement regarding the failure of the Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water appropriations bill on the U.S. House floor today: “Last night, 43 pro-freedom Republicans voted to ensure that taxpayer dollars would not be used to subsidize government sponsored discrimination against LGBTQ Americans. American […]

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AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton issues response to NC Governor McCrory’s Executive Order 93

April 12, 2016

AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton issued the following statement in response to the news of Governor McCrory’s Executive Order 93: We thank Governor McCrory for his willingness to recognize the mistakes of HB2 and act decisively to fix some of the damage caused by HB2’s passage. The Governor’s executive order means LGBTQ North Carolinians can feel […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: GOP Platform Reform campaign manager available for commentary at Republican National Committee winter meeting/Fox Business Debate

January 13, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: GOP Platform Reform campaign manager available for commentary at Republican National Committee winter meeting/Fox Business Debate Charleston S.C. – Jerri Ann Henry, campaign manager for the effort aiming to reform the Republican Party’s national platform to reflect the Party’s diverse, principled, and evolving views on marriage, is attending the RNC winter meeting and […]

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RELEASE: New Campaign Calls on Republican Party of Virginia Leaders to Help Reform National Platform

December 11, 2015

Contact: Jerri Ann Henry, Campaign Manager jerriann@americanunityfund.com (202) 660-2831 December 11, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Preceding the Republican Party of Virginia Advance at the Omni Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia this weekend, Platform Reform Campaign Manager Jerri Ann Henry, offers the following comments: “As Virginia Republicans start the process of selecting delegates […]

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Voters in Houston Fail to Uphold the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO)

November 4, 2015

Tyler Deaton, American Unity Fund’s Senior Advisor released the following statement in response to tonight’s vote on the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). “Tonight’s outcome is extremely disappointing. It’s unfortunate Houston will not join San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and El Paso in recognizing that strong protections for gay and transgender citizens lead to […]

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AUF Statement on the Introduction of the Ohio Fairness Act

October 29, 2015

American Unity Fund, the 501(c)(4) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the cause of freedom for LGBTQ Americans by making the conservative case that freedom truly means freedom for everyone, joins with businesses, community leaders and citizens of the Buckeye State in support of the Ohio Fairness Act. “Representative Nickie Antonio has put forth a solid […]

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AUF Statement on Gov. Cuomo Executive Action For Transgender New Yorkers

October 23, 2015

Tyler Deaton, American Unity Fund’s Senior Advisor released the following statement in response to news that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is set to announce an executive order expanding protection from discrimination for the transgender community in New York. “Governor Cuomo has again shown brave leadership for New York’s LGBTQ community, acting decisively to broaden […]

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American Unity Fund Statement on Proposed Legislation in Wisconsin to Ban Transgender Students From School Facilities That Correspond With Their Gender Identity

October 9, 2015

Washington D.C. – Today, American Unity Fund joined with Wisconsin families and business leaders in opposition to a bill proposed by two lawmakers that would bar transgender students from using school facilities such as restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity. Tyler Deaton, Senior Advisor at American Unity Fund, stated, “There is […]

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New Poll Shows Increased Support For Update To Florida’s Non-Discrimination Law To Protect LGBTQ Citizens in the Workplace

Washington, D.C. – American Unity Fund Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton released the following statement regarding a new poll that shows 68% of voters in Florida are in favor of updating legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s nondiscrimination law to protect LGBTQ citizens from being fired. “This data backs up […]

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