Repeal DOMA and call it the Sally Ride Act
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Repeal DOMA and call it the Sally Ride Act

    1. Petition by

      Duck McGillivray

      Shorewood, WI

Sally Ride is/was one of America's most inspirational heroes. She was the first American woman in space, and inspired hundreds of thousands of girls to get into science and math. Yet for 27 years she had to keep her marriage to her partner secret. Yet after 27 years, her partner, the widow of an American Hero, will not get the same benefits afforded heterosexual widows. This needs to end. Our heroes shouldn't have to hide who they are.

 

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    • Carlos Dickson TEMPE, AZ
      • about 2 years ago

      Add a reason…I believe in equality and its one thing that has to be accepted at all levels of government and I'm trying to start a petition for reform at my tribal level so we can add equality of all in our system as well, so come sign if you agree with me, you don't have to be a tribal member...we just need support for it...https://www.change.org/petitions/change-for-the-better

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    • kristina long DUBOIS, PA
      • about 2 years ago

      why not?

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    • Marcia Cooper OVERLAND PARK, KS
      • about 2 years ago

      It should not take the death of so bright a star to illuminate the fact that love should be personal, not a dictum as to who can do what with whom.

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    • Billy Bradford CASTRO VALLEY, CA
      • about 2 years ago

      DOMA harms families!

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    • Christopher George SLINGER, WI
      • about 2 years ago

      Because I can; because fear is not what this country should be about; because it's the right thing to do; because it matters.

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