The tragic shooting in Arizona taught us again that we must tighten our gun control laws and make sure that we close the loopholes to prevent further preventable violence in our society. Their sharp rhetoric ignores the fact that these very tax cuts put millions of American families in the crosshairs of a tax increase in the form of the dreaded alternative minimum tax AMT. They also came four months after the military's discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy dictated that LGBT service members should serve in silence or risk losing their careers. As Councilman Ritchie Torres campaigned last summer to become the first out gay elected official from the borough, he credited Rivera as a mentor. Introduced over the summer, the Restore Honor to Service Members Act has co-sponsors in the House and 37 co-sponsors in the Senate. Together we were able to obtain secure temporary storage for the records, ensuring that the sweat and tears, hopes, fears and joy of one community's LGBT veterans will not be lost to history.
But this victory for LGBT service members' future cannot undo the injuries of the past.
Same-Sex Marriage Resolution. Please try again later. Rangel met with Mr. By providing funds to re-enforce high standards and quality education, we are not only giving our children the opportunity to reach their dreams, but also developing the kind of leaders our nation needs to remain strong well into the future.
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