The Hrc (Human Rights Campaign)

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The Human rights campaign is an interest group which in fact deals with human rights. This group has expanded over the years and has a huge influence on the world today. The human rights campaign has had a lot of success in and out of the white house. Some issues that the HRC deals with are gay rights, transgender equality and hate crimes. The HRC are very dynamic and cater to a lot of needs. The HRC is a human rights right group which deals with many different and controversial issues. The people who join this group aren’t just gay and lesbian Americans. The HRC isn’t just exclusive to gays and lesbians it’s a group open to everyone. Some people typically think that the HRC is just a gay and lesbian group but they deal with equal rights for everyone. Also it’s not just a liberal group some conservatives are on board with the campaign. In 2007 a poll was taken on whether or not they should strengthen the laws on hate crimes and 56 percent of republicans and 63 percent of evangelical Christians expressed support. Also many people have shown support for the group through social media such as facebook and twitter. The group also appeals to people between the ages of 13-17 through their program growing up LGBT in America. Also a lot of celebrities have supported the HRC such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Cyndi Lauper, Christopher Meloni, Kevin Bacon, Anne Hathaway and many more. Most people join this group because they believe that all basic rights should be given to everybody. For example most people who join this group feel that gay marriage should be legal because who are they to say what’s a true and pure marriage. Also people join to receive some sort of justice of the many gay, lesbian and transgender people who are discriminated against and deserve to be treated as equals. Some goals of the HRC are stricter laws for committing hate crimes, equal…...

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