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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' Farr
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica
Birth Date: 07/04/1941
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Carmel, CA
Religion: Episcopalian
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
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Governor Edmund Brown, State of California - School Success and Opportunity Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
April 18, 2013 National Day of Silence
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Jan. 31, 2013 Farr: Pass a New Violence Against Women Act that Protects All Women
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 17, 2012 Human Rights in Honduras
April 19, 2012 National Day of Silence
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
April 15, 2011 National Day of Silence
Dec. 15, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Oct. 22, 2010 Congressman Farr Receives 100% Grade from Human Rights Campaign
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
May 20, 2010 HHS to Hold Meeting on Gay Blood Donation
March 2, 2010 Good Times - Economic Stimulus, Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Feb. 2, 2010 Farr Statement On 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
April 26, 2006 National Day of Silence
April 21, 2004 National Day of Silence
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Don't Ask Don't Tell
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