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John Garamendi's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: John Garamendi
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 6 Children
Birth Date: 01/24/1945
Birth Place: Mokelumne Hill, CA
Home City: Walnut Grove, CA
Date Title
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Garamendi Embraces Message of Opportunity for All in President Obama's State of the Union Address
June 26, 2013 Congressman Garamendi Celebrates Marriage Equality Victories
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
Feb. 28, 2013 Congressman Garamendi Applauds Passage of Strong & Inclusive 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 Congressman Garamendi Applauds End to Discriminatory Don't Ask Don't Tell Policy
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Dec. 15, 2010 Support Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal
Dec. 15, 2010 Congressman Garamendi and House Democrats Again Vote to End Don't Ask Don't Tell
Aug. 4, 2010 Congressman Garamendi on Prop 8 Ruling: "California is a Freer, More Just Place Today"
June 9, 2010 Letter to Mr. Arthur W. Bracey, M.D., Chair of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability
Feb. 2, 2010 Congressman Garamendi Calls For An End To Don't Ask Don't Tell
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Justice
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT Equality
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