Among the task and purpose of every elected official in Washington, is to “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.”
That means who you love, your ethnic background, your religious background, or your gender should never be a burden to your justice and quality of life in the greatest country in the world.
This idea is more critical than ever as we near a push by those against equality seeking to deny Civil Rights Act workplace protections to the LGBTQ community. I believe the same federal protections that are extended to me as LGBTQ servicemember should extend to every American regardless of their state of residency. And I will advocate to make that happen.