Thursday, May 14, 2009

Stonewall Resolution Introduced In Congress

Congressional Representatives, Barney Frank (D-MA),Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Jared Polis (D-CO), yesterday introduced a resolution recognizing the upcoming 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots next month.

Resolved, That the House of Representatives –

(1) recognizes the 40th anniversary of Stonewall;

(2) honors those who participated during Stonewall and since that time in the civil rights struggle of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans; and

(3) recommits itself to protecting and providing equal rights for all Americans, including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

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