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Adam Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Adam Smith
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sara; 2 Children: Kendall, Jack
Birth Date: 06/15/1965
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Bellevue, WA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
June 16, 2014 Congressman Smith Applauds President for Executive Order on LGBT Discrimination
June 3, 2014 Congressman Smith Recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month
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
Nov. 7, 2013 Smith Applauds Senate Passage of ENDA
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Aug. 8, 2013 Smith Outraged with Russian Anti-LGBT Laws, Concerned About Olympics
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 26, 2013 Congressman Smith Statement on the Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision
April 30, 2013 Congressman Smith Statement on Boeing Providing Pension Survivor Benefits for Same-Sex Partners
March 26, 2013 Congressman Smith Statement on Supreme Court Review of Marriage Equality Cases
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. 14, 2013 Ranking Member Adam Smith Reintroduces the Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Smith Statement on the Anniversary of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal
Sept. 20, 2012 Smith Statement on the Anniversary of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal
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 28, 2012 Ranking Member Adam Smith Spearheads Effort for Equal Treatment of Military Spouses
June 28, 2012 Smith Spearheads Effort for Equal Treatment of Military Spouses
May 9, 2012 Republican Amendment Discriminates Against Gay and Lesbian Services Members
Feb. 13, 2012 Smith on Same-Sex Marriage Legislation
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 19, 2011 Smith Welcomes Official Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 22, 2011 Statement on Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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