As shocking as it may be to believe in the year 2010, LGBT people can still legally be fired from their jobs in at least 29 states of our country simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. That's why the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is so vitally important.
Now a victim of a hate crime and on his own – he courageously did all the things he possibly could to protect his person and legal rights. After this incident, I sought his permission to share his story so that others can better protect themselves too. He said absolutely, and so here it is…
I promise to use every tool at my disposal to see these reforms enacted: to ensure that the bill I sign into law reflects not the special interests of Wall Street, but the best interests of the American people.
by Craig Wilgenbusch - SLDN Military Advisory Council
A large group of individuals from across the nation, including several from San Diego, are working this week to convince our nation’s leaders to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and passing the Military Readiness Enhancement Act.