Senator Mazie Hirono's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Jr, Democratic
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7/06/17 Letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Restore Resources That Protect LGBTQ From Housing Discrimination 7/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights 6/27/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Harmful Actions on Civil Rights Protections, Enforcement 6/23/17 Hirono Introduces Legislation to Promote Title IX, Gender Equity in Education 6/16/17 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - LGBTQ Pride Month Proclamation 4/27/17 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Price, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Restore LGBT Questions to Key Older Americans and Disability Surveys 9/20/16 Hirono, Senate Democrats Unveil Measure To Increase Access To Support At-Risk Hawaii Youth 6/21/16 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban 6/16/16 In Response to Attacks in Orlando, Senate Democrats Unveil New Proposal to Fully Fund Dept. of Justice Programs that Protect All Americans from Discrimination, Strengthen Enforcement of Civil Rights and Hate Crime Laws and Prevent Targeted Attacks Driven by Hatred 5/02/16 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students 3/23/16 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants 10/26/15 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally 10/26/15 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, and Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Implement Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decisions 6/08/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Discrimination 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 10/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights within U.S. Department of State 3/18/14 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 11/27/13 Hirono Touts Hawaii as a Model of Progress on National Radio 11/07/13 The Employment Non-Discrimination Act Bans Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity, Protections Currently Available In Hawaii 7/11/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implementation of Supreme Court's DOMA Ruling 7/08/13 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Civil Rights and Marriage Equality 6/26/13 Hirono Celebrates Supreme Court Overturning DOMA 3/05/13 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights 3/01/13 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court 2/14/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination 9/07/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 8/22/12 Hirono Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign 7/10/12 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA 5/16/12 Congresswoman Hirono Votes to Protect All Women from Abuse and Violence 11/02/11 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA 2/23/11 Statement from Congresswoman Hirono on Passage of Hawaii Civil Unions Law 12/15/10 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 2/09/10 Letter to President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families Issue Position: What Congressional Initiatives Are Necessary to Ensure Full Civil Rights for Women and Minorities? National Issues

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