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Earl Blumenauer's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Earl Blumenauer
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 05/21/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret; 2 Children: Jon, Anne
Birth Date: 08/16/1948
Birth Place: Portland, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Non-denominational Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil and Constitutional Rights
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
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
June 26, 2013 Equal Justice Under the Law
May 21, 2013 Letter to Boy Scouts of America, National Council - Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
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 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
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 20, 2012 Equality
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 The End of Don't Ask Don't Tell
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
May 26, 2011 Defense Authorization "Fails To Reflect America's Priorities"
Dec. 15, 2010 Blumenauer Applauds House Vote to Repeal "Discriminatory" Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Feb. 1, 2010 Letter To Mr. Robert Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
July 21, 2006 Gay Marriage Debate
July 18, 2006 Marriage Protection Amendment
July 22, 2004 Marriage Protection Act
March 3, 2004 Blumenauer Statement on Multnomah County Decision to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Fighting for Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transexual Equality
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Civil and Constitutional Rights
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