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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
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 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
May 16, 2013 Statement to Members of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America in Supprt of Adoption of Resolution Changing Membership Standards to End Discrimination Against Gay Youth
March 26, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Urges the U.S. Supreme Court to Extend Equal Protection for All by Declaring the Equality of All Marriages for All Couples
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 25, 2013 Jackson Lee Opposes Partisan House GOP VAWA Substitute that Weakens the Strong, Bipartisan Senate-Passed VAWA Bill
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
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 16, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
Dec. 22, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 10, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
April 15, 2008 Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act of 2008
June 27, 2006 Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2006
June 15, 2005 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Stands by American Servicemen and Women Expresses Outrage at Governor Perry's Remarks
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
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