22 May 2013 Senator Dianne Feinstein Senator Dick Durbin Senator Chuch Schumer Senator Al Franken Dear Honorable Senators,
After hearing recently of the Senate failing to include the issue of bi-national LGBT couples in their immigration reform platform, I sent very personal letters sharing my concern with my Senators, the Honorable Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray.
A few days ago, history was made across the country as Maryland, Maine, and Washington states held voter initiatives regarding same-sex marriage. The three states became the first for voters to approve same-sex marriage. Additionally, an amendment that would have added a discriminatory anti-same sex marriage clause to the Minnesota state constitution was defeated …
Today, Immigration Equality (http://www.immigrationequality.org) announced that they are filing a very key lawsuit to strike down DOMA. This comes after the Obama Administration announced last week that they would no longer defend DOMA as they believed it to be unconstitutional. Here is a link to the email I received today.