At last June’s Senate Judiciary Committee UAFA hearing, Specter (D-PA) expressed strong support for ending discrimination against gay and lesbian Americans and their families in immigration law. Immigration Equality applauds Senator Specter for his support for LGBT binational families.
We’ve seen some of the strongest militaries in the world – including Great Britain and Israel – allow open service without incident. It is long past the time to treat our own service members with the respect they deserve as professionals.
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network announced yesterday that it urged Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to initiate a thorough investigation of repeated psychological, sexual, and physical abuse involving Seaman Joseph Rocha.