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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Benjamin 'Ben' L. Cardin
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrna; 1 Child: Deborah
Birth Date: 10/05/1943
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
June 13, 2014 Cardin Statement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2014
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
Feb. 12, 2014 The Sochi Olympics
Nov. 7, 2013 Cardin Statement On Senate Passage Of ENDA
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Nov. 5, 2013 Cardin Statement on ENDA Cloture Vote
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Jacob J. Lewis, Secretary of Dept. of Labor and Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner of IRS - Same Sex Marriage and Taxes
June 27, 2013 Celebrating LGBT Pride Month
June 26, 2013 Cardin Praises Supreme Court Ruling On Marriage Equality
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
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
Nov. 7, 2012 Cardin Urges Bipartisanship and Real Action Solving America's Challenges
May 9, 2012 Statement by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin on President Obama's Announcement that He Supports Marriage Equality
Nov. 10, 2011 Cardin Praises Senate Judiciary Passage of Bill to Repeal DOMA
July 22, 2011 CARDIN PRAISES THE END OF "DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL"
July 20, 2011 CARDIN STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HEARING ON THE REPEAL OF DOMA
April 14, 2011 Cardin Co-Sponsors Bill Creating Federal Protections Against All Forms of Workplace Discrimination
Dec. 18, 2010 Cardin Praises Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Dec. 10, 2010 Cardin Cosponsors Stand-Alone Bill to Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy
Nov. 30, 2010 Cardin Statement on Release of the Pentagon's Don't Ask, Don't Tell Report
Sept. 21, 2010 Cardin Statement on Don't Ask, Don't Tell
March 4, 2010 Cardin Signs on as Original Cosponsor of Bill to Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Feb. 2, 2010 Cardin Statement on Reversing Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Yoweri Museveni President, Republic of Uganda
June 18, 2009 Cardin Urges Swift Action on Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009
May 7, 2009 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
April 9, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Attorney General
Jan. 22, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee- Justice Department Nominations
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