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Anna Eshoo's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Anna G. Eshoo
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 18, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Karen, Paul
Birth Date: 12/13/1942
Birth Place: New Britain, CT
Home City: Atherton, CA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Justice and Civil Rights
Issue Position: Civil Rights and Liberties - Same-Sex Marriage
Issue Position: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgendered (LGBT)
June 26, 2014 Newsletter: June - A Month of Pride
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
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 Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 26, 2013 Eshoo Statement on Supreme Court Rulings in Favor of Equality for LGBT Americans
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 Eshoo: Bipartisan Senate Version of VAWA Bill Passes House, A Victory for All
Feb. 27, 2013 Eshoo Opposes Second Attempt to Pass Defective VAWA Legislation
Jan. 31, 2013 Rep. Eshoo: It's Time to Reauthorize and Strengthen the Violence Against Women Act
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
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
Sept. 20, 2011 Rep. Eshoo Statement on Final Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
Dec. 29, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 15, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Jan. 14, 2010 Rep. Eshoo Letter Opposing Ugandan Anti-Gay Push
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
March 1, 2006 Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo Keynote Address National Democratic Institute and International Republican Institute Symposium
Sept. 10, 2004 Tribute to Ken Yeager at the Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee's 20th Anniversary Celebration
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Paycheck Fairness
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Student Nondiscrimination and Safe Schools
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Marriage Equality
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Employment Nondiscrimination
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Ending Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgendered (LGBT)
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: 2009 Defense Authorization Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Keeping Families Together
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