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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Betty McCollum
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 4, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Katie, Sean
Birth Date: 07/12/1954
Birth Place: Saint Paul, MN
Home City: Saint Paul, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
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
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 31, 2013 McCollum Welcomes Marriage Equality to Minnesota
June 26, 2013 McCollum Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Strike Down the Defense Against Marriage Act (DOMA)
May 14, 2013 Celebrating Minnesota Marriage Equality
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 McCollum: Violence Against Women Act Finally Protects All Victims of Domestic Violence
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 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
May 18, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 9, 2012 Congresswoman McCollum's Response to President Obama's Support of Same-Sex Marriage
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 16, 2011 Minnesota Independent - McCollum and Ellison Urge IRS to Assist LGBT Couples on Tax Issues
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
Dec. 20, 2010 Congress Repeals "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"; Congresswoman McCollum Applauds End to Discrimination in the Armed Forces
May 28, 2010 U.S. House Repeals "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy to End Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians in the Armed Forces
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 19, 2006 Marriage Protection Amendment
July 22, 2004 Marriage Protection Act of 2004
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