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Chris Murphy's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' S. Murphy
Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cathy; 2 Children: Owen, Rider
Birth Date: 08/03/1973
Birth Place: White Plains, NY
Home City: Cheshire, CT
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 19, 2014 Murphy Statement on Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
July 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA
June 16, 2014 Murphy Statement on Executive Order to Prohibit Discrimination Against LGBT Americans by Federal Contractors
March 18, 2014 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
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Nov. 7, 2013 Murphy Statement on Senate Passage of Federal Discrimination Bill
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Russia's Discriminatory Policies at G-20 Summit
July 10, 2013 Murphy Statement on Help Committee Passage of ENDA
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
June 26, 2013 Murphy Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality Cases
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 12, 2013 Murphy Backs Stronger Violence Against Women Act Calls on House to Pass
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
May 9, 2012 Murphy, DeLauro, Courtney Highlight Alarming CT Domestic Violence Data, Call for Action on Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT Rights
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