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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

June 2015

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON OBERGEFELL V. HODGES DECISION

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. The court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. Congressman Lieu serves as a Vice Chair of the House LGBT Equality Caucus and joined 167 Representatives and 44 Senators in filing an amicus curiae brief for this case in support of marriage equality.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON FERGUSON V. JONAH DECISION

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement on this afternoon’s jury decision in Ferguson v. Jews Offering New Opportunities for Healing (JONAH), a landmark lawsuit alleging that so-called “conversion therapy” is fraud. In a unanimous verdict, the jury found that JONAH violated New Jersey consumer protection laws by offering conversion therapy services and claiming they could change their clients’ sexual orientation. Earlier this year, Congressman Lieu introduced H.R.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU INTRODUCES ADVOCATING FOR HOMELESS VETERANS ACT

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) and 17 original cosponsors introduced the Advocating for Homeless Veterans Act to reauthorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans through December 31, 2020. The Advisory Committee was created in 2001 by then-House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Chris Smith (R-NJ) to review the VA’s efforts to serve homeless veterans and provide the Department with recommendations.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON MATCH BETWEEN SANTA BARBARA OIL SPILL AND OIL SAMPLE FROM MANHATTAN BEACH/ SOUTH BAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2015
CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement following the news that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has found a match between one sample from the Refugio/Santa Barbara oil spill and a tar ball from the Manhattan Beach/South Bay incident. 

Congressman Lieu Statement on LGBT Pride Month 2015

Today, Congressman Lieu released a video statement honoring June 2015 as LGBT Pride Month:

"I want to join all Americans and the LGBT community in commemorating LGBT Pride Month. Every June, we honor the courageous work of activists fighting for equality and celebrate the huge advances they have made. The LGBT movement has made incredible strides and achieved victories that seemed impossible even five or ten years ago.

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