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AUF Calls on Senate to Reject Anti-gay Extremist Scott Garrett’s Ex-Im Nomination

August 2, 2017

Washington, D.C. (Aug. 2) –  AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton issued the following statement: American Unity Fund, a conservative organization that supports pro-LGBTQ policies, strongly opposes Scott Garrett’s nomination to the Export-Import Bank and considers him unqualified  to serve in a key post in President Trump’s administration  due to his anti-gay extremism and his apparent obsession with […]

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Overwhelming: GOP & Military Leaders Push Back on Trump’s Tweets

July 27, 2017

Washington, D.C. (July 27,2017) –  In the past 24 hours, top Republican and military leaders have pushed back on President Trump’s tweets suggesting a ban on transgender individuals serving in the United States Armed Forces. AUF has collected some of the most notable statements: Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff […]

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AUF Responds to President Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Tweets

July 26, 2017

Washington, D.C.–  AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton responded to President Trump’s tweets this morning to ban transgender service members from the military: President Trump promised to protect the transgender community. As President, he said he was “respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights” and would “protect the community from violence and oppression.” But President Trump has broken his promise and, coupled […]

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AUF Praises Unanimous House Committee Action in Support of Gay Chechens

May 25, 2017

Washington, D.C. (May 25, 2017) – AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton praised the House Foreign Affairs Committee for its unanimous passage today of H. Res. 351, Condemning the Violence and Persecution in Chechnya: AUF thanks the members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee for coming together in true bipartisanship to highlight the anti-gay atrocities being perpetrated by […]

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AUF Responds to Trump Administration’s Anti-LGBTQ Actions

February 23, 2017

Washington, D.C. – AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton responded to the administration’s actions on February 22, 2017, to suspend enforcement of Title IX’s federal civil rights protections for LGBTQ students nationwide: President Trump promised to protect the LGBTQ community. As recently as  January 31, he said he was “respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights” and […]

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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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