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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Maria Cantwell
Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 10/13/1958
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Edmonds, WA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 21, 2014 Cantwell Statement on President Obama Signing Executive Order Barring Discrimination
June 16, 2014 Print Home / Newsroom / Press Releases Search: Jun 16 2014 Cantwell Statement on President Obama's Announcement of Executive Order Barring Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workers
Nov. 7, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Senate Passage of ENDA
Nov. 7, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Senate Passage of ENDA
Aug. 29, 2013 Cantwell Applauds Announcement that IRS Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 8, 2013 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality
June 26, 2013 Cantwell Statement on Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Dec. 6, 2012 Cantwell Celebrates the Realization of Marriage Equality in WA State
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 9, 2012 Cantwell's Statement on President Obama's Support of Marriage Equality
Sept. 20, 2011 Cantwell Hails End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
Feb. 23, 2011 Cantwell Statement on Obama Administration's Defense of Marriage Act Ruling
Nov. 30, 2010 Cantwell Says "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal is Measured and Responsible
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
March 4, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Liberties
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