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Brian Schatz's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Brian Emmaneul Schatz
Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Sr, Democratic
First Appointed: 12/26/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Linda; 2 Children: Tyler, Mia
Birth Date: 10/20/1972
Birth Place: Ann Arbor, MI
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 21, 2014 Schatz Applauds President Obama's Executive Order to Protect LGBT Federal Contract Workers from Discrimination
June 16, 2014 President to Sign Executive Order Barring Federal Contractors from Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
Nov. 13, 2013 Schatz Celebrates Marriage Equality Becoming Law in Hawai"i
Nov. 9, 2013 Schatz Hails Passage of Marriage Equality Bill in Hawaii
Nov. 7, 2013 Schatz Votes for Final Passage of Bill to Expand Federal Equal Rights Protections for LGBT Community
Nov. 4, 2013 Schatz Votes to Expand Federal Equal Rights Protections to LGBT Individuals, End Workplace Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
Aug. 28, 2013 Schatz Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
June 26, 2013 Schatz: SCOTUS Decision On DOMA Is A Victory For All American
March 25, 2013 Schatz on Supreme Court Arguments on Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 28, 2013 Schatz Statement On Marriage Equality
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights and Equality
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Marriage Equality
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