Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Lion Sleeps: R.I.P. Sen. Ted Kennedy

R.I.P. Sen. Ted Kennedy (1932-2009)

Liberalism lost its greatest living voice today--Sen. Ted Kennedy. He was a champion of the poor, civil rights, women, labor and gay rights, and universal health care. It is a great loss to the struggle to move the Democratic Party back to it's progressive base, but the struggle for social justice lives on...

The Advocate: LBGT Ally Sen. Ted Kennedy

HRC: A Record of Leadership on LGBT & HIV Issues

NGLTF: Sen. Edward Kennedy Spent Life Fighting for Justice

Gay Activists: Kennedy Was Our Greatest Champion

N.O.W. Mourns Loss of Women's Right Champion

Americans United: Kennedy Was Champion of Church-State Separation

Robert Scheer: Ted Kennedy--The Real Deal

Here's one of my favorite speeches by Sen. Kennedy (and boy do we need more like this one!)

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