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Jeanne Shaheen's Public Statements on Issue: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Full Name: Jeanne Shaheen
Office: U.S. Senate (NH) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: William; 3 Children: Stefany, Stacey, Molly
Birth Date: 01/28/1947
Birth Place: Saint Charles, MO
Home City: Madbury, NH
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
June 26, 2014 On One Year Anniversary of DOMA Repeal, Shaheen, Titus Call for Equal Benefits for LGBT Military Families
June 24, 2014 Shaheen Welcomes Upholding of Ban on LGBT Juror Discrimination in 9th Circuit Courts
June 20, 2014 Shaheen: Justice Department Announcement Highlights Severe Inequities in Federal Benefits for Same-Sex Military Couples
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
Feb. 10, 2014 Shaheen Statement on Justice Department Policy Recognizing Equal Protection for Same-Sex Couples
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy and Chuck Grassley - LGBT Discrimination and Jury Selection
Jan. 21, 2014 Shaheehn Applauds Federal Appeals Court Ruling on LGBT Jury Selection
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Respect All Lawful Marriages
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Dr. Thomas Bach, President International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Nov. 7, 2013 Shaheen Statement on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Nov. 6, 2013 ENDA
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Russia's Discriminatory Policies at G-20 Summit
Aug. 14, 2013 Shaheen Statement on Pentagon Announcing Benefits for Same-Sex Military, Civilian Couples
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 25, 2013 Senate Committee Approves Shaheen Provisions Protecting Women's Health Care, LGBT Civil Rights
July 25, 2013 Shaheen, Collins, Whitehouse Effort to Eliminate LGBT Discrimination in Federal Jury Process Approved by Senate Committee
July 24, 2013 Charlie Morgan Act Advances in Senate
June 26, 2013 Shaheen Statement on Supreme Court Declaring DOMA Unconstitutional
April 10, 2013 Shaheen Meets with LGBT Community Leaders, Discusses Legislative Efforts to Ensure Equality
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 28, 2013 American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 15, 2013 Shaheen, Gillibrand Introduce Charlie Morgan Act Granting Equal Benefits for LGBT Military Families
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 25, 2013 Senators Re-Introduce Bipartisan Jury ACCESS Legislation with Strong Support from LGBT Community, Civil Rights Groups
Jan. 24, 2013 Shaheen Announces Support for Hagel Nomination
Jan. 17, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano - Immigration, DOMA and LGBT cases
Dec. 7, 2012 Shaheen Statement on Supreme Court Hearing Cases on Same-Sex Marriage
Sept. 24, 2012 Bipartisan Bill Would Stop LGBT Discrimination During Jury Selection Process
Aug. 2, 2012 Violence Against Women Act
June 8, 2012 Shaheen: VAWA Critical to Protecting Women and Families Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
Dec. 18, 2010 Shaheen Lauds Passage of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal
June 4, 2009 Shaheen Statement in Support of New Same-Sex Marriage Law
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