By Carlos Santoscoy
The Equality PAC, the political action committee lead by openly LGBT members of Congress, has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president.
The Equality PAC is co-chaired by Democratic Representatives David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Mark Takano of California. Its main mission is to support openly LGBT candidates and community supporters running for federal office.
“[Biden] has been a strong leader on LGBTQ issues over his career and as president will continue […]
— David Cicilline (@davidcicilline) May 17, 2020
A Democratic Senate is key to passing the Equality Act. This election isn't just about winning the White House. We need LGBTQ leaders in office and a pro-equality Congress so we can build on our progress.
— Team Joe (Text JOE to 30330) (@TeamJoe) May 18, 2020
A year ago today, the House passed the #EqualityAct, a long-overdue bill that would ensure LGBTQ+ people are treated with dignity and respect under the law. But @SenateMajLdr won't bring it up for a vote. It's unacceptable.
Passing it will be a top legislative priority of mine.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) May 18, 2020