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Orrin Hatch's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Orrin G. Hatch
Office: U.S. Senate (UT) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elaine; 6 Children: Brent, Marcia, Kimberly, Scott, Alyssa, Jess
Birth Date: 03/22/1934
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Salt Lake City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
June 25, 2014 Hatch Statement on Appeals Court Decision on Utah Same-Sex Marriage Law
June 17, 2014 Hatch Statement on Executive Order on Discrimination
June 26, 2013 Hatch Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act
June 11, 2012 Hatch Leads Senators in Defending DOMA Before the Ninth Circuit
May 31, 2012 Hatch Statement on Appeals Court Ruling that DOMA is Unconstitutional
May 9, 2012 Hatch Statement on President Reversing Position on Same-Sex Marriage
Feb. 7, 2012 Hatch on Ninth Circuit Court Ruling on California's Proposition 8
Nov. 10, 2011 Hatch Statement On Judiciary Committee Consideration To Repeal DOMA
Feb. 23, 2011 Hatch: President Wrong to Refuse Defense of The Defense of Marriage Act
Dec. 19, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act
Aug. 4, 2010 Hatch Blasts Claifornia Judge's Decision To Overturn Proposition 8 Ban On Same-Sex Marriage
May 4, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 14, 2007 FISA Modernization
Oct. 18, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 21, 2005 Hearing of Senate Judiciary Committee on "The Kelo Decision: Investigating Takings of Homes and other Private Property "
July 5, 2005 Hatch Unveils New Private Property Rights Bill
Feb. 7, 2005 Class Action Fairness Act of 2005
July 14, 2004 Federal Marriage Amendment - Motion to Proceed
July 9, 2004 A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Marriage
June 19, 2003 Floor Statement: "Criminal Spam Act of 2003"
March 10, 2003 Hatch Outlines Causes and Effects of the Judicial Confirmation Crisis Before Heritage Foundation
Oct. 12, 1998 Floor Statement - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
Jan. 31, 1997 Floor Statement - Omnibus Property Rights Act
Jan. 1, 1 Constitution
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Traditional Marriage & Sanctity of Life
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