Senator Mazie K. Hirono's Public Statements

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Full Name: Mazie K. Hirono
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Leighton Kim Oshima; 1 Stepchild: Malia
Birth Date: 11/03/1947
Birth Place: Fukushima, Japan
Home City: Honolulu, HI
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Issue Position: What Congressional Initiatives Are Necessary to Ensure Full Civil Rights for Women and Minorities? 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 7/08/13 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 President Barack Obama - 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