NOW Not Satisfied with Target CEO’s Apology

Under protest from LGBT rights activists, Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel apologized on Aug. 5 for donating $150,000 to a group that supports an anti-gay marriage, anti-equality candidate for governor in Minnesota. That same day, NOW had sent a letter to Steinhafel objecting not only to the company’s political donation, but also to his personal stance against an eating disorder treatment facility opening up in his community.

NOW Applauds Ruling on Proposition 8

NOW applauds the decision of Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker to strike down the ban on same-sex marriage instituted by California’s Proposition 8. Discriminatory legislation such as Proposition 8 has no place in a nation dedicated to equal rights for all people. Same-sex couples in California and all over the United States can celebrate this ruling that recognizes their civil rights and human dignity.