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Bipartisan Stonewall bill introduced in Congress
2019-06-26

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On June 26, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin ( D-Wisconsin ), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer ( D-New York ) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ( D-New York ) introduced the first-ever bipartisan U.S. Senate resolution to honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

Stonewall is recognized by many as the event that sparked the modern-day LGBTQ-rights movement.

Additional Senate co-sponsors of the resolution include Sens. Michael Bennet ( D-Colorado ), Richard Blumenthal ( D-Connecticut ), Cory Booker ( D-New Jersey ), Maria Cantwell ( D-Washington ), Ben Cardin ( D-Maryland ), Tom Carper ( D-Delaware ), Bob Casey ( D-Pennsylvania ), Susan Collins ( R-Maine ), Chris Coons ( D-Delaware ), Tammy Duckworth ( D-Illinois ), Dick Durbin ( D-Illinois ), Kamala Harris ( D-California ), Maggie Hassan ( D-New Hampshire ), Mazie Hirono ( D-Hawaii ), Amy Klobuchar ( D-Minnesota ), Ed Markey ( D-Massachusetts ), Jeff Merkley ( D-Oregon ), Chris Murphy ( D-Connecticut ), Patty Murray ( D-Washington ), Bernie Sanders ( I-Vermont ), Tina Smith ( D-Minnesota ), Jeanne Shaheen ( D-New Hampshir ) and Ron Wyden ( D-Oregon ).

The resolution is at www.baldwin.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/KAT19077.pdf .


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