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

Full Name: John F. Tierney
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patrice
Birth Date: 09/18/1951
Birth Place: Salem, MA
Home City: Salem, MA
Religion: Catholic
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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
June 26, 2013 Tierney Statement on Supreme Court Decisions on Marriage Equality Cases
June 24, 2013 Congressman Tierney Joins NOH8 On The Hill to Stand Up for Marriage Equality
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 Congressman Tierney Applauds Passage of Strong Violence Against Women Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Local & National LGBT Leaders Back Tierney
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 24, 2012 Tierney, Blodgett Discuss the Importance of Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
June 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Uphold and Defend Human Rights Overseas
Dec. 22, 2010 Congressman Tierney Applauds Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Equality
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