Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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Issue Position: What Congressional Initiatives Are Necessary to Ensure Full Civil Rights for Women and Minorities? 10/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights within U.S. Department of State 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 11/27/13 Hirono Touts Hawaii as a Model of Progress on National Radio 11/07/13 The Employment Non-Discrimination Act Bans Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity, Protections Currently Available In Hawaii 7/11/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implementation of Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling 7/08/13 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality 6/26/13 Hirono Celebrates Supreme Court Overturning DOMA 3/05/13 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights 3/01/13 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court 2/14/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination 9/07/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 8/22/12 Hirono Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign 7/10/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 5/16/12 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Protect All Women from Abuse and Violence 11/02/11 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA 2/23/11 Statement from Congresswoman Hirono on Passage of Hawaii Civil Unions Law 12/15/10 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 2/09/10 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families 1/01/ National Issues