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Mike Capuano's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' E. Capuano
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: Michael, Joseph
Birth Date: 01/09/1952
Birth Place: Somerville, MA
Home City: Somerville, MA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
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
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Oct. 11, 2012 Rep. Schiff Announces Almost 40 Members of Congress Have Participated in NOH8 Campaign
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
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
Dec. 17, 2010 Don't Ask Don't Tell
Dec. 16, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Nov. 7, 2005 Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005
Oct. 1, 2004 Congressman Capuano's E-Update
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
March 11, 2004 Regarding a Constitutional Amendment on Gay Marriage
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Liberties And Human Rights
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