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A More Inclusive CPAC :: Interview with ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp

By Justin Snow | Feb 28
When the Conservative Political Action Conference convened this week, Matt Schlapp had a message for gay conservatives: You are welcome here.

Log Cabin Republicans Finally Get Official Place at CPAC

By EDGE | Feb 23
After years of being denied official participation in CPAC, it appears as though gay conservative group the Log Cabin Republicans will have a place at the table at this year's forum scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C.

LCR to CPAC: Gay Conservatives are Just as Conservative as Anti-Gay Conservatives

By Bobby McGuire | Feb 20
Log Cabin Republican National Executive Director Gregory T. Angelo issued a statement blasting organizers of this month's Conservative Political Action Conference for once again snubbing his organization.

Rand Paul Wins CPAC Presidential Straw Poll

By Steve Peoples | Mar 9
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won the conference’s presidential preference straw poll, a symbolic victory that reflects his popularity among conservatives who typically hold outsized influence in the GOP’s presidential selection process.

GOP Pushes Social Issues at Conservative Showcase

By Philip Elliott and Steve Peoples | Mar 7
Some of the GOP’s most prominent conservatives insisted Friday that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year’s midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within the party.

CPAC Crazy: Oliver North Says GOP Needs to Fight Gay Marriage Like Abolitionists Ended Slavery

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 7
Conservative Oliver North urged the GOP during CPAC Friday that Republicans must oppose gay marriage the same way abolitionists fought to end slavery.

Log Cabin Republican Sets Record Straight on Not Being Invited to CPAC

By EDGE | Mar 6
Gay conservative groups are again barred from official participation CPAC, and like an angry Cinderella uninvited to the ball with poison pen in hand, Log Cabin Republican president Gregory T. Angelo took to conservative media to set the record straight.

GOProud Co-Founder Resigns Over CPAC Comprimise

By EDGE | Feb 20
A little over a month after GOProud co-founder Jimmy LaSalvia announced he was quitting the Republican party, Chris Barron who founded the arch-conservative gay political organization with him in 2009 announced he was stepping down from the board.

CPAC :: No Gay Groups Allowed!

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 28
In an interesting move, officials from CPAC have excluded two conservative gay organizations from attending the annual GOP event.

GOProud Booted from Conservative Confab

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 1
Gay conservative group GOProud has been informed that it will not be invited to attend the 2012 Conservative Political Action Conference, an event the gay conservative group co-sponsored in 2010 and 2011.

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