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Mike Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' C. Thompson
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janet; 2 Children: Chris, Jon
Birth Date: 01/24/1951
Birth Place: Saint Helena, CA
Home City: Saint Helena, CA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 20, 2014 Thompson Statement on the Extension of More Marriage Benefits to Same Sex Couples
June 16, 2014 Thompson Statement on Executive Order Banning Discrimination by Federal Contractors on the Basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 23, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson Calls on Social Security Administration to Provide Equal Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses
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
June 26, 2013 Rep. Mike Thompson Statement on Supreme Court Marriage Equality Rulings
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
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
May 9, 2012 Representative Mike Thompson Releases Statement on Marriage Equality
Feb. 7, 2012 Rep. Mike Thompson Releases Statement on Proposition 8 Ruling
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 20, 2011 Rep. Mike Thompson Issues Statement on 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. 22, 2010 Thompson Supports Repeal of DADT
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: LGBT Rights
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