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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
June 16, 2014 Bennet: Executive Order Next Step to Eliminating Discrimination in Workforce
Nov. 4, 2013 Bennet, Senate Move Forward on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 10, 2013 Bennet Helps Advance Employment Non-Discrimination Act
June 26, 2013 Bennet: Supreme Court Decision on DOMA a Historic Step for Civil Rights
March 1, 2013 Udall, Bennet Sign Legal Brief to Supreme Court Arguing Against DOMA
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 27, 2013 Bennet Calls on House to Pass Senate Version of VAWA
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 9, 2012 Bennet Statement on President Obama's Marriage Equality Announcement
Sept. 20, 2011 Bennet Applauds Official End to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 22, 2011 Bennet Applauds Key Milestone in Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 9, 2011 Bennet: Married Same Sex Couples Deserve Equal Treatment by the Federal Government
April 29, 2011 The Colorado Independent - Take Back the Night Rally Brings Senator Michael Bennet to DU Campus
April 13, 2011 Bennet: All Americans Deserve Pay That Reflects Their Hard Work
March 10, 2011 Bennet Early Intervention Bill Would Address Student Academic, Disciplinary Problems
Dec. 18, 2010 Bennet Applauds Final Passage of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal
Dec. 17, 2010 Bennet: Time for Senate to Stand on Right Side of History, Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Without Delay
March 4, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg
Nov. 5, 2009 Bennet: Discrimination On Account Of Gender, Race, Or Sexual Orientation Simply Can't Be Tolerated In America
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Oversight Of The Troubled Asset Relief Program
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