Tag Archives: Alan Lowenthal

DC Federal Court Boots Lawsuit From Anti-Gay Nutjob Seeking To Ban Pride Flags From Democrats’ Offices

Via press release: Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today applauded the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for its ruling today dismissing as frivolous a lawsuit against the Congressman and three House colleagues that sought to bar the LGBT Pride Flag from being flown in the Congressional office buildings on Capitol Hill and reverse the U.S. Supreme Court decision …

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House LGBT Caucus Denounces Chechen Attacks On Gay Men, Demands Action From Secretary Rex Tillerson

Via press release: The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus denounced reports of hundreds gay men being arrested, detained, and tortured in Chechnya, an autonomous, predominantly Muslim subject of Russia. Additional reports indicate that several of the detained individuals have been murdered in custody. On April 10th 2017, Representatives Cicilline and Lowenthal led a bipartisan letter of 50 Members of Congress urging …

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WASHINGTON: Man Rips Down And Stomps Pride Flag Outside Capitol Hill Office Of Rep. Alan Lowenthal

Via press release: Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today called the attack on the Pride flag outside his Capitol Hill office “a shocking demonstration of hate” and yet another example of a wave of intolerance that has spiked across the nation over the past several months. Yesterday, a visitor to the Cannon House Office Building entered the Congressman’s office and angrily …

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Democrats Introduce Bill To Create Special International Envoy On LGBT Rights

Via Reuters: U.S. lawmakers in both houses of Congress introduced on Thursday a bill to protect and promote the rights of the international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The International Human Rights Defense Act, spearheaded by Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Alan Lowenthal of California, both Democrats, would appoint a special envoy within the U.S. Department …

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