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Cypress Project To Combat Hate Crimes

Leesburg Today August 25, 2006 By Charlie Jackson Religious groups, businesses and other organizations announced the launch of a foundation dubbed The Cypress Project dedicated to helping those targeted by anti-gay hate crimes across the state. Loudoun Sheriff’s Office spokesman … Continue reading

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The Cypress Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2006 The Cypress Project Contact: David Weintraub, 703.431.0882 PROJECT FOUNDED TO AID THOSE TARGETED BY ANTI-GAY HATE CRIME IN VIRGINIA (August 21, 2006) A coalition of churches, businesses and organizations today announced the launch of … Continue reading

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We live in America

This week’s editorial in the Easterner takes a powerful stand against hate crime, and for the dignity and worth of ALL in our community. Mr. Casey, you rock. Loudoun Easterner August 9, 2006 Our land of opportunity and freedom Last … Continue reading

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Open letter to representatives, Aldie hate crime

The following is an open letter sent to Loudoun County elected representatives, published in local newspapers the first week of August, 2006. Most of you by now will have heard from the Sheriff’s Office about the horrific anti-gay hate crime … Continue reading

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Silence == consent

Update: This is Sophrosyne’s description of this post at the Virginia Blog Carnival: “David over at Equality Loudoun has a post discussing the civility of the Virginia Marriage Amendment debate in relation to a purported lack of condemnation of a … Continue reading

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Update on Aldie hate crime

Update: More coverage in the Loudoun Independent, Loudoun Connection, and the Leesburg Today. Many people have asked what they can do to help with healing and restoration in the wake of this cowardly attack. A group of concerned citizens and … Continue reading

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Sad news: A hate crime in Loudoun

I had hoped that I would not have to post an announcement like this. I had hoped that the campaign against our community in Virginia would not descend into the kind of ugliness we saw in Oregon 14 years ago. … Continue reading

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