What a victory! Sharice Davids became the Democratic candidate in the Third Congressional District in Kansas. She managed to win against Kevin Yoder, a Republican who served since 2011. Beforehand, she had defeated five Democratic candidates.
We saw that Trump signed the law allowing religious freedom, know also that last week the Equality Act was reintroduced to the congress.
The first meeting to repeal DOMA has took place last week. Several people testified and explained how they suffered because of DOMA.
Patrick Leahy, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, indicated that the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing "in the next weeks" to repeal DOMA, Defense Of Marriage Act.
Today, 2 laws concerning LGBTQ rights will be reintroduced in the congress.
As you know it, Don' t Ask, Don' t Tell will normally end in a few days on September 20th but House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Bud McKeon and Rep. Joe Wilson asked for a delay. Don't panic, the answer of the Pentagon was clear: NO!
Marine Corps General James Amos, who was strongly opposed to the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, is from now on, and I quote, "very pleased with how it has gone."
Tammy Baldwin, member of the congress and candidate to the Wisconsin senator seat in 2012, would like to become the first lesbian senator.
Whereas the government had announced it will stop supporting DOMA, which opened a small door to the recognition of gay marriage in the United-States, the immigration announced what is a really big discrimination between gay couples and straight couples.