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justiceischeap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 08:46 AM
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Thank you Ted Kennedy for voting against DOMA and being a champion for LGBT
In the 1990's Kennedy became the clear Senate leader in the fight to end discrimination against members of the LGBT community, and to fund programs for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. He was also one of the very few senators to vote against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

More recently he guided the Mathew Shepard Hate Crimes Act to passage and introduced the Senate version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

http://www.equalitygiving.org/Equality-Heroes-Kennedy
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Lorax7844 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 08:52 AM
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1. For real I forgot this one, glad you got it!
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 09:27 AM
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2. Recommend
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pyoom Donating Member (91 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 09:30 AM
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3. Hear, hear. nt
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JackBeck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 11:40 AM
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4. In 1996, one of only 14 Senators to vote against DOMA.
A man truly ahead of his time and should be every Liberal's touchstone on what leadership should look like when fighting for LGBT civil rights and full-equality for ALL of this country's citizens.

http://gayrights.change.org/blog/view/sen_edward_kenned...
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Toasterlad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 12:04 PM
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5. Thank You, Ted Kennedy, For All You Did For GLBT Folks!
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