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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Gary C. Peters
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 14, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Colleen; 3 Children: Gary Jr., Madeleine, Alana
Birth Date: 12/01/1958
Birth Place: Pontiac, MI
Home City: Bloomfield Township, MI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 17, 2014 Peters Statement on ENDA Executive Order
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
March 28, 2014 Peters Praises DOJ Recognition of Marriage Equality in Michigan
March 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Same Sex Marriage in Michigan
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
June 26, 2013 Peters Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Striking Down DOMA as Unconstitutional
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
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
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. 9, 2011 Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 22, 2011 Rep. Gary Peters Statement on End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Dec. 15, 2010 Peters Votes to Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell
Dec. 15, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2965, Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Oct. 12, 2010 Peters On Court Order To Halt "Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Equal Rights
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