The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) on
Monday released a video touting its accomplishments during the 2012
“For the past two years, HRC has been
laying the groundwork for our largest mobilization effort ever to
ensure 2012 was a year of milestone victories for LGBT equality,”
the group says in its 4-minute high-octane video.
The nation's largest gay rights
advocate specifically touts 5 accomplishments: Re-electing President
Obama, electing Tammy Baldwin to the U.S. Senate, winning marriage
fights in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington state, electing
more openly LGBT lawmakers and allies to Congress and advancing
equality across the country.
The video includes Obama and Baldwin
addressing HRC and news footage regarding the various Election Day
“Every single American deserves to be
treated equally in the eyes of the law and the eyes of our society,”
Obama is seen saying at an HRC gala. “It's a pretty simple
Missing from the video are the setbacks
the group suffered in 2012, such as passage of Amendment One, North
Carolina's gay marriage ban. (The video is embedded on this page.
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