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

Full Name: Adam B. Schiff
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 28, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 28
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Eve; 2 Children: Alexa, Elijah
Birth Date: 06/22/1960
Birth Place: Framingham, MA
Home City: Burbank, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
June 16, 2014 Rep. Schiff Applauds White House Move to Prevent Discrimination Against LGBT Workers
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. 29, 2013 Los Feliz Ledger - House Should Pass Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Sept. 20, 2013 Schiff Statement on the Two Year Anniversary of the End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Aug. 14, 2013 Rep. Schiff Praises Pentagon's Decision to Extend Rights to Same-Sex Married Couples
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 3, 2013 Blog: Washington Update: July 3. 2013
June 26, 2013 Rep. Schiff: Supreme Court Decisions a Huge Day for Cause of Equality
May 21, 2013 Letter to Boy Scouts of America, National Council - Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
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
Dec. 7, 2012 Rep. Schiff Statement on Supreme Court Granting Cert to Prop 8 and DOMA Cases
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 11, 2012 Rep. Schiff Statement of LGBT Pride Month
May 9, 2012 Rep. Schiff Applauds President Obama's Endorsement of Marriage Equality
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. 20, 2011 Shiff Statement on the End of Dont' Ask Don't Tell Policy
Jan. 5, 2011 President Repeals "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Oct. 27, 2008 Schiff Receives High Marks on Voting Record
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: LGBT Issues
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Expanding Civil Rights
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