Larry Stickney Seeks Full-Time Paycheck From Republican Party

By: Wednesday November 28, 2012 12:32 pm

The audacity is astonishing. Larry Stickney wants to be elected chair of the Snohomish County (WA) Republican Party. Larry Stickney has a long record of running the political campaigns he works on into the ground, most recently that of arch-anti-gay Republican Congressional candidate John Koster. With Stickney as his campaign manager, Koster lost to pro-equality [...]

John Koster’s Campaign Manager Larry Stickney: Privacy For Me But Not For You

By: Monday October 29, 2012 11:13 am

How ironic that the man who clogged up the courts for 3 years trying to sue for a special right to secrecy for himself is now complicit in the infringement on the privacy and peace of mind of his employer’s campaign rival. Larry Stickney, then-chair of the failed 2009 campaign to reject Washington state’s domestic [...]

Washington’s Anti-Gay Hydra

By: Tuesday February 14, 2012 3:34 pm

National Organization for Marriage is going to have their hands full trying to control all the back-biting factions within Washington’s anti-gay industry. Did they know what they were in for when they decided to spend upwards of $6 million to interfere in the affairs of a state 2,500 miles distant from their offices in Washington, [...]

Why is Protect Marriage Washington filing an emergency motion for secrecy after they’ve divulged their own identities?

By: Sunday October 23, 2011 4:32 pm

Talk about closing the barn door after the horse is bolted and you’ve torched the barn. Protect Marriage Washington filed an emergency motion with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, asking the court to stay the October 17th order issued by Federal District Judge Benjamin Settle that as per the state’s Public Records [...]

Judge rules: NOM-backed Protect Marriage Washington is not allowed to legislate in secret

By: Tuesday October 18, 2011 9:23 am

Over two years of litigation stemming from the 2009 Referendum 71 campaign to repeal Washington’s domestic partnership law came to an end Monday, and the good guys have won. Federal District Judge Benjamin Settle, a George W. Bush appointee, ruled in the case Doe v. Reed that Protect Marriage Washington (PMW), an affiliate of the [...]

Anti-gay candidate Michele Strobel hitches her wagon to campaign loser Larry Stickney

By: Thursday February 11, 2010 10:50 pm

Single-issue candidate Michele Strobel is challenging incumbent state Representative Norm Johnson (R-Yakima) in this November’s election because, she said, in 2009 Johnson voted for a comprehensive domestic partnership bill (SB 5688).  Announcing her candidacy, Strobel said: “[Johnson's domestic partnerships vote] was a slap in the face to Christians,” Strobel said. “It was a slap in [...]

Challenge to Washington’s Public Records Act to get hearing by USSC

By: Friday January 15, 2010 7:02 pm

The United States Supreme Court has decided to hear the case Doe v. Reed (09-559), which challenges the ability of Washington’s Secretary of State to release copies of referendum and initiative petitions to the public as public records.  The law being challenged is Washington’s Public Records Act, passed in 1972 with 72% of the vote [...]

Contrasting Christmas messages from Larry Stickney and Gary Randall

By: Saturday December 26, 2009 6:43 pm

Larry Stickney and Gary Randall, two of the most active anti-gay zealots in Washington, each sent out Christmas Eve messages under the auspices of their respective organizations.  Though united in their antipathy for gays, they seem to part company when it comes to weaponizing Christmas Day itself. If you thought Jesus was “the reason for [...]

We just squandered almost $600,000 — please give more

By: Wednesday December 2, 2009 10:00 am

Larry Stickney just suffered a stinging defeat.  By failing to prevent the approval of Referendum 71, he proved not only that the majority of Washington voters support full domestic partnerships (including voters in his own Snohomish County), but even that God endorses marriage equality.  Stickney & Co. spent almost $600,000 pursuing this failure, according to [...]

Yakima County republicans support the reelection of pro-equality legislator

By: Monday November 16, 2009 4:00 pm

State Rep. Norm Johnson (R-14th) was one of the 93 (of 147) Washington state legislators who voted last Spring for the 2009 domestic partnership expansion law (SB 5688).  SB 5688 made Washington state registered domestic partnerships parallel with civil marriage, and was ratified by over 53% of voters on November 3rd via Referendum 71. Johnson’s [...]

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