Thank Senator Yee for challenging Limbaugh's hate speech!

California state Senator Leland Yee has received death threats laced with racist slurs targeting both him and President Obama.

Why is this happening? Because Senator Yee had the courage to demand an apology from Rush Limbaugh after a racially-charged, on-air tirade directed against individuals of Chinese descent. Limbaugh then went after Yee personally on his radio program, and Limbaugh’s supporters responded by sending the death threats.

But Senator Yee isn’t backing down – he’s now leading the call for advertisers to stop supporting Rush Limbaugh’s hate speech.

Please add your name below to thank Senator Yee for standing up against hate:

UPDATE:  Senator Yee's office has reported receiving even more threatening letters, including some that use a crosshairs graphic.  Meanwhile, conservative activists have begun flooding Senator Yee's office with hundreds of calls that accually support Limbaugh's hateful remarks!  It's now more important than ever to show Senator Yee that he's not alone in this fight:

Thank you, Senator Yee, for standing up against hate speech from the right. You have refused to be intimidated, and I stand with you as you continue to do what's right.
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5179 Tue Sep 30 05:08:09 EDT 2014 Kristina
5178 Wed Mar 21 16:28:41 EDT 2012 Lee Pransky Thank you for standing against hate. The Republicans are at it again with FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Deception).
5177 Thu Mar 08 16:00:13 EST 2012 Carmen Rodriguez
5176 Tue Sep 20 16:31:28 EDT 2011 Sam Giunta Why is law enforcement not investigating?
5175 Mon May 23 18:33:48 EDT 2011 Charles Cambridge Thank you for all your efforts.
5174 Sat Mar 19 08:14:04 EDT 2011 Ruth SIEGEL Thank you. Keeping our freedom is a major task.
5173 Mon Mar 14 08:59:02 EDT 2011 Christina Forras
5172 Sat Mar 05 14:33:53 EST 2011 Mark Silverman We need more people like you, Senator Yee! Thank you!
5171 Sat Mar 05 14:13:20 EST 2011 Marie Brown This is a war and we need to thank and support the warriors for our side. Thank you for standing up against these despicable attacks.
5170 Fri Mar 04 21:26:04 EST 2011 Anonymous Thank you for doing the right thing. It's been over a month now since Limbaugh said these disgusting things. Are you still demanding an apology or do you consider the incident over?
5169 Thu Mar 03 16:37:30 EST 2011 Carroll
5168 Wed Mar 02 03:05:44 EST 2011 Anonymous Leland,

Thank you so much for having the guts to stand up and say NO. Enough is enough. After maintaining impeccable integrity and standing up for what is right being more important than bucklng More....
5167 Tue Mar 01 13:17:18 EST 2011 Alice Ridge People get double time in prison for hate crimes. The same should go for hate speech. Will we never learn?!
Keep up the good work. You are not alone.
5166 Wed Feb 23 12:30:08 EST 2011 Hazel Poolos Thank you for your courage. Ignorance leads to fear and that leads to hate.
5165 Mon Feb 21 10:04:55 EST 2011 Nancy Doyle Klapka
5164 Fri Feb 18 17:25:37 EST 2011 Mary Inzana
5163 Fri Feb 18 16:28:57 EST 2011 Anonymous Narcotics Terrorist Population Programming: TV, News & Advertising & Conversations

Use of "Muslim" to attack Non Westerners, Economic Terrorism, Blair's idea of using Chompsky's More....
5162 Fri Feb 18 16:06:00 EST 2011 Anonymous Limbaugh is a dangerous pig.
5161 Fri Feb 18 14:10:22 EST 2011 Anonymous
5160 Fri Feb 18 13:46:03 EST 2011 Yuko Inzana
5159 Thu Feb 17 12:45:53 EST 2011 Jan Chavez
5158 Thu Feb 17 12:34:56 EST 2011 Ruth Kaneko
5157 Wed Feb 16 21:10:36 EST 2011 Daisy Jackson
5156 Wed Feb 16 15:25:43 EST 2011 Hoffman
5155 Tue Feb 15 21:07:17 EST 2011 Donald Hawley Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of a senator who has the courage to stand up to the muck rakers.
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