Addressing Misinformation

LW Democrats are looking forward to having Michele Bell as their guest speaker at their Oct. 25th meeting.  Michele is currently running for election as an OC Superior Court Judge. She has dedicated 14 years of her career to public service. During that time, she has tried dozens of jury trials and has earned the respect of judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.  She has also received a “Well Qualified” rating from the Orange County Bar Association.

Club members recently learned disturbing information. Opponents of school board candidates Diana Hill and Marlys Davidson have reportedly said they will begin another recall effort if these two incumbents win in Nov.

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Leisure World Voters deserve to feel confident that they are receiving accurate information concerning candidates and propositions that will appear on their ballots.  With that in mind, the remainder of this column is devoted to dispelling a small portion of the misinformation currently being circulated.

The Democratic Party does not believe that the government should pay for abortion on demand until birth. However, the Party is supporting Ballot Proposition #1, an amendment to the CA Constitution. This measure would bar the state from denying or interfering with a person’s right to choose an abortion and contraceptives. It does not address funding. 

Congresswoman Porter who is running for reelection in our District 47 is working at the national level to protect and expand access to reproductive health care.  Harmful changes to the Title X family planning program which withheld federal resources from health care clinics providing abortion referrals and services have been reversed due to her advocacy. 

President Biden’s March 9th executive order is not designed to spy on US citizens. It is designed to protect United States and global financial stability and mitigate systemic risk.  A copy of the order is available on-line by googling Executive Order 14067.  

Democratic Party support of bail reform does not mean they want violent criminals to walk free.  The California Party does support fairness for the accused and rehabilitation of offenders.  This includes the establishing of a non-partisan commission that is mandated to review sentencing laws.

Attorney General Rob Bonta is running for reelection. He believes that we need to infuse more safety and fairness into our justice system.

The SBLW Democratic Club programing for 2023 will include more detailed information about the Democratic Party at all levels, federal, state and local.

In the meantime, potential voters wanting more immediate information are invited to google each individual candidate’s website and/or CADEM 2022 Platform. 

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During October, the Democratic Hospitality and Information booth will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 to 12:30 in the parking lot outside clubhouse 6.  Information about the election, as well as club membership will be available.

Democrats and supporters are also invited to subscribe to our Democratic Club’s newsletter for more detailed information.   Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Or call 562-296-8521.  Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Ballots Arriving Shortly

There is only a very short time left before Californians will be receiving their vote-by-mail ballots.  With that in mind, Democratic Club members have been intensifying their efforts to reach potential voters. 

The Club’s message is a simple one. How our LW residents vote—as well as how those living in neighboring districts vote—could determine which Party controls the House of Representatives, beginning in 2023.

It is clear that our newly constituted Congressional District sits at the nexus of crosscurrents shaping the 2022 election.  Democrat Katie Porter is running for reelection in our 47th District.  Democrat Mike Levin is running for reelection in District 49, located south of us.  Republicans Michelle Steel and Young Kim are running for reelection in neighboring Districts 45 and 40.

The Cook Political Report rates the Porter and Levin races as “leaning Democrat.”

Steel’s race is “leaning Republican” and Kim’s race is “likely Republican.”  This means the outcome in all four races could come down to what NPP (no preferred Party) voters decide to do.  With that in mind, our Democratic Club has been, and will continue to, make a special effort to reach these potential voters.  The results to date have been very encouraging.

Our Club is also encouraged by the number of potential voters visiting our Hospitality/Information booth located in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6.

New resident Judy was looking for information about how to register to vote.  She seemed very eager to become part of our Democratic Club.  Renee stopped by to ask about the Propositions.  Volunteers staffing the booth advised her to vote “no” on 27.  They also invited her to attend our next membership meeting which would feature a report on all of the propositions on the Nov. ballot.

Joyce stopped by with a question about mail she had received stating “there may be someone in your home who is not registered.”  She feels the group that sent these letters meant well but that they upset and scare people.  She said, “It is painful for people like me who have lost a loved one.”

Susan, previously a member of another Party, came by to offer words of support. She said there are “many like me” in LW.  Lily had questions concerning political “propaganda” that was left at her unit. 

A resident who identified himself as a “Republican” stopped in to talk about how confused he and other people are because of misinformation.  Other visitors commented that they were glad we did not have offensive signs on our booth.

Many people buzzed by just to say they were happy to see us representing the Democratic Party.  

During October, the booth will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 to 12:30.  Information about the election, as well as club membership will be available.

Democrats and supporters are also invited to subscribe to our Democratic Club’s newsletter for more detailed information. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Or call 562-296-8521.  Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Propositions Discussed at Next Meeting

The LW Democratic Club’s Wednesday, Sept. 28th meeting will be held in Clubhouse 3, room 9 at 1:00 p.m.  Members and supporters can choose to join the meeting in person or by ZOOM.  Phone 562-412-0898 for information as to how to log-on by computer or phone.

During the meeting, Stephanie Campbell will be presenting information about the General Election ballot measures.  Marlys Davidson will be speaking about the situation facing our local school board, as well as school boards throughout the U.S.

Stephanie is the chair of the local League of Women Voters Speakers Bureau.  She was a founding member of the Orange County chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State in 2004. She is also the current president of the chapter, as well as a former member of the organization’s National Board of Trustees. 

Stephanie is also the County Action Coordinator for Compassion and Choices.  She is a naturalized US citizen—born in England—who lived in Israel for two years prior to coming to the United States.

Marlys is a member of the Los Alamitos School District Board of Trustees. She was a teacher in Los Alamitos at elementary and secondary school levels for 25 years.  In 2010, she was honored as the district’s Teacher of the Year.   After retiring in 2016, she worked as an education consultant to the district.

Marlys is running for reelection in the November General Election, although not in one of our LW school districts.  However, Leisure World voters living in Trustee Area 3 will be asked to choose between incumbent Board President Diana Hill and Republican Party supported Rona Goldberg.

There will be no election in Trustee Area 4 where a recent attempt to recall Trustee Scott Fayette recently failed.   This was not the first time Fayette had been targeted by a recall.   In December 2021, an effort to recall Fayette, trustee Megan Cutuli and current Board Vice President Chris Forehan also failed.

According to the latest pro-recall website, the goal had been to have Fayette’s recall on the November 2022 ballot when two other school board seats [currently held by Davidson & Hill] will be decided by voters. The group reportedly hoped to win all three seats to “have a conservative, curriculum based, school board majority.”

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Weather permitting, the Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26th.  In October, the booth will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Information concerning candidates supported by the Democratic Club will be available at the booth, as will information about membership in the club.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Congresswoman Katie Porter

An overflow crowd of Leisure World supporters greeted Congresswoman Katie Porter with a standing ovation when she arrived in clubhouse 4 on Sept 2nd. She was there to receive an award as the first member of Congress to be named a 2022 Social Security Champion by Social Security Works PAC.

In making the award, the organization’s president Jon Bauman—better known as Sha Na Na’s “Bowzer” —called Porter “an invaluable leader.”

After a rendition on the piano by Bauman that he dedicated to his mother and   the formal presentation of the award, Porter and Bauman engaged in an informative question and answer dialogue. They talked primarily about her efforts to expand Social Security, lower drug prices, and protect Medicare from privatization.

As the dialogue progressed, it became obvious why Congresswoman Porter received the award.  Among other things, she is a cosponsor of the Social Security 2100 Act, which would increase Social Security benefits, improve adjustments for inflation, and make more Americans eligible for critical support. 

Congresswoman Porter is committed to protecting the resources that help older adults age with dignity in Orange County.  Readers interested in learning more about what she is doing are invited to check out her Facebook page located at  https://www.facebook.com/repkatieporter.

Our thanks go out to the club’s vice president Kathy Moran and all those who helped her plan and carry out this gathering to honor Congresswoman Katie Porter.  We are especially grateful for the help of the ICS staff and the recreation department’s technical staff. Their efforts, both before and during the event, were critical to making this such a successful experience.

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Featured speakers at the Democratic Club’s Sept. 28th membership meeting will be Stephanie Campbell, chair of the Speakers Bureau of the local League of Women Voters, and Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustee Marlys Davidson.

Stephanie will be presenting information about the seven ballot measures that will be on our General Election ballots. Marlys will speak about the situation facing our local school board as well as school boards from throughout the U.S.

The LW Democratic Club’s September 28th membership meeting will again be held in Clubhouse 3, room 9 at 1:00 p.m. Club members and supporters can join the meeting in person or by ZOOM.

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Weather permitting, the Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on every Tuesday in September.  In October, the booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Yard signs and other material supporting the Club’s endorsed candidates will be available, as will information about membership in the club.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Candidates Endorsed by SBLW Dem Club

During the August meeting of the Democratic Club, members voted to endorse the following candidates running in the Nov. General Election:

  • Gavin Newsom for Governor
  • Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Gov.
  • Shirley Weber for CA Secretary of State
  • Malia Cohen for CA Comptroller
  • Fiona Ma for CA Treasurer
  • Rob Bonta for CA Attorney General
  • Ricardo Lara for CA Insurance Com.
  • Alex Padilla for both Senator Partial & Full Term
  • Tony Thurmond for CA Sup. Public Education
  • Katie Porter for Congress District 47
  • Judie Mancuso for CA Assembly District 72
  • Kim Carr for CA Senate District 36
  • Michele Bell for Superior Court Judge Office 30
  • Jim Moreno for Coast Community College Trustee

Anyone interested in receiving information about these candidates should call 562-412-0898 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.

Readers are reminded that Trustee Scott Fayette represents a significant portion of Leisure World on the Los Alamitos School Board.  Club members are pleased that the attempt to recall Scott failed.  The campaign turned in 2,129 signatures but only 1,738 were deemed valid by the Registrar of Voters.  This was 108 signatures short of what was needed to qualify for the ballot.  Thank you to those readers who refused to sign the petition.

Unfortunately, the cost to verify signatures has to be paid for by the school district. The Registrar of Voters will be sending the school board a bill for $7,238.60.

The Club’s September 28th membership meeting will again be held in Clubhouse 3, room 9 at 1:00 p.m. It will include a presentation by the League of Women Voters on ballot measures that will be on our General Election ballots. Members will also receive a report by Marlys Davidson on the current situation facing members of the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board of Trustees. Club members and supporters can join the meeting in person or by ZOOM. 

Weather permitting, the Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on every Tuesday in September.  In October, the booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Yard signs and other material supporting the Club’s endorsed candidates will be available, as will information about membership in the club.

Club member volunteers are also currently involved in reaching out to Leisure World’s potential voters about the importance of reelecting Katie Porter to Congress.  Porter is best known for fighting corruption and for taking on special interests to protect taxpayers.  She has spent her career holding big banks and corporations accountable.  As the mother of three children who go to school in Orange County, she also believes that quality public education is the bedrock of the American dream.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Katie Porter’s Accomplishments

All Leisure World residents, regardless of political affiliation, are invited to attend a special gathering on Friday, September 2nd in Clubhouse 4 at 9:30 a.m.  The event is being jointly sponsored by Social Security Works and our LW Democratic Club.  This will be an indoor event.  Be safe.  Wear a mask!

The September 2nd event will feature:

  • entertainment by Jon “Bowzer” Bauman who is best known as being a member of the popular Sha Na Na band during the 1970s and 80s,
  • a report by Social Security Works on what to anticipate in relationship to the future of Social Security, and
  • the presentation of an award to Congresswoman Katie Porter who has been named the Social Security Champion of 2022.

The SBLW Democratic Club is endorsing Katie Porter for reelection to Congress because:

  • She will always protect Social Security and fight to expand benefits.
  • She doesn’t accept money from corporate PACs, lobbyists, or executives at Big Oil, Big Pharma, or Wall Street Banks or lobbyist.
  • She worked on legislation to investigate hate crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
  • She has introduced legislation to address racial bias in our healthcare system and to allow people with disabilities to participate fully in our society.
  • She has introduced the Mental Health Justice Act to allow local governments to send trained mental health professionals instead of police when 911 is called to treat a person needing emergency mental health care.
  • She supports a ban on assault weapons, mandatory background checks on all gun sales.
  • She helped to pass the Inflation Reduction Act to address climate change, allow Medicare to negotiate the cost of prescription drugs, and provide for a fairer tax code.
  • She has introduced legislation which would ban members of Congress from trading stocks.
  • She has stood up to efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and reduce access to birth control.
  • She’s fighting to keep abortion legal for all Americans.
  • Her race is one of the few that could determine which party controls the House majority.

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Weather permitting, the SBLW Democratic Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30th and every Tuesday in September.  The booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of October.  Membership information for those interested in joining the club will be available at the booth.

Yard signs and other material supporting the Democratic Club’s endorsed candidates will also be available.

The program for the Democratic Club’s September 28th membership meeting will address the seven propositions that will be on the November General Election ballot.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Social Security Works Honoring Katie Porter at LW

All Leisure World residents, regardless of political affiliation, are invited to attend a special gathering on Friday, September 2nd in Clubhouse 4 at 9:30 a.m.  The event is being jointly sponsored by an organization appropriately named Social Security Works and our Democratic Club.

The September 2nd event will feature:

  • entertainment by Jon “Bowzer” Bauman who is best known as being a member of the popular Sha Na Na band during the 1970s and 80s,
  • a report by Social Security Works on what to anticipate in relationship to the future of Social Security, and
  • a presentation of an award by Social Security Works to Congresswoman Katie Porter who has been named the Social Security Champion of 2022.

Our Club will hold its 2nd hybrid membership meeting at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24th in clubhouse 3, room 9.  In order to provide an opportunity for all to participate—those who feel comfortable meeting face-to-face indoors as well as for those who don’t—the meeting will also be accessible via ZOOM.  All Leisure World Democrats and their supporters are encouraged to participate.  Those attending the in-person meeting are asked to wear masks.  Featured speaker will be Judie Mancuso, the Democratic Party endorsed candidate for election to the California Assembly in our 72nd District.

Mancuso has been named as one of the most influential people in Orange County by the OC Register.  She is the vice chair of the Laguna Beach Environmental and Sustainability Committee as well as the founder and president of Social Compassion in Legislation.  She was also the top vote getter in this year’s June Primary.

In the upcoming General Election, Mancuso will be running against Republican Diane Dixon who lost her bid for the Assembly against Cottie Petrie-Norris in 2020.  Mancuso has been endorsed by a wide array of community leaders and organizations in Orange County and across the state, including Congresswoman Katie Porter.

In her endorsement, Porter stated, “Judie Mancuso is a champion who has stood up to the special interests and will be a tireless fighter for our community.  In the Assembly, she will continue being a voice for the voiceless and I am proud to endorse her.”

Information as to how to join the August 24th meeting by ZOOM can be found in the club’s August 15th newsletter or by emailing lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.

Weather permitting, the SBLW Democratic Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday in August and September.  The booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays during October.  Membership information for those interested in joining the club will be available at the booth.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

SBLW Democratic Club’s Endorsed Values

In the coming weeks leading up to the 2022 General Election, our SBLW Democratic Club members will be intensifying efforts to promote the rights, opportunities, and safety of all persons, regardless of their status.  What follows is a list of our club’s endorsed values:

The Seal Beach Leisure World Club believes:

·      Health care is a right.

·      Diversity is a strength.

·      The economy should work for everyone.

·      Facts and truth matter. 

For a more comprehensive list of what the Democratic Party stands for, google: 2022 Platform – California Democratic Party 

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Our Democratic Club’s monthly club membership meetings are currently taking place on the 4th Wed. of the month at 1:00 p.m. in clubhouse 3, room 9.  They will also be accessible via ZOOM. The goal is to provide an opportunity for all members to participate, those who feel comfortable meeting face-to-face indoors as well as for those who don’t. 

Club members will be glad to know that plans are currently underway to relocate our monthly meetings to a more suitable venue as soon as possible.  Repainting of clubhouse 2 needs to be completed and technical problems need to be resolved before this can happen.

Current plans for the August 24th membership meeting in clubhouse 3 include a presentation by Judie Mancuso, our endorsed District 72 candidate for election to the California Assembly.  Mancuso is a successful Laguna Beach based community-based leader with an unmatched record of service.  She is also a gifted speaker.  More details will be included in next week’s column.

Next week’s column will also include a list of the club’s endorsed candidates for the upcoming General Election.

Weather permitting, the SBLW Democratic Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday for August and September.  The booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays during Oct.

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All Leisure World residents are invited to attend a special gathering on September 2nd in Clubhouse 4 at 9:30 a.m.  The event is being jointly sponsored by our club and an organization appropriatly named Social Security Works.

The September 2nd event will feature:

  • a report by Social Security Works on what to anticipate in relationship to the future of Social Security,
  • entertainment by Jon “Bowzer” Bauman who is best known as a member of the popular Sha Na Na band during the 1970s and 80s, and
  • a presentation of an award by Social Security Works to Congresswoman Katie Porter as the Social Security Champion of 2022.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

Mariann Klinger Gave Great Speech

During the Democratic Club’s most recent membership meeting, Mariann Klinger bookended her presentation on the history of patriarchy in America by quoting Congresswoman Liz Cheney as follows: “Let it not be said that the dedication of those who love freedom is less than the dedication of those who would destroy it.”

This now oft repeated quote came from Cheney as she wrapped up the last in a series of live hearings investigating last year’s attack on the U.S. Congress.  She, in turn, was quoting Ronald Reagan’s great ally, Margaret Thatcher.

Klinger followed the quote with a review of the history of patriarchal power in America, beginning with the founding “fathers” who left women out—along with everyone else who was not white, land-owning and male.  After tracing the progress made in the 19th and 20th century, she went on to highlight a sampling of dangerous anti-feminist rhetoric.

As an example, Klinger pointed out that a Supreme Court justice is quoted as recently saying that the constitution does not prohibit discrimination against women. In discussing the recent court decision overturning Roe v Wade, she reported that Thomas JeffersonJohn Marshall and Patrick Henry all viewed abortion as a private matter in a 1792 case.

In answer to her own question about what can be done, Klinger suggested club members should consider going door-to-door to get out more voters.  She also urged the club to resume a voter-education program, this time for all Leisure World residents.  Her third recommendation was to have members call all senators from all parties to press for movement on the Equal Rights Amendment.  The 24/7 capitol switchboard number is 202-224-3121.  Be ready to ask for the members of the Senate by name.

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LW Democrats need to be aware that their monthly club meetings are now scheduled for the 4th Wed. of the month at 1:00 p.m. in clubhouse 3, room 9.  The meetings will also be accessible via ZOOM. The goal is to provide an opportunity for all members to participate, those who feel comfortable meeting face-to-face indoors as well as for those who don’t. 

Weather permitting, the SBLW Democratic Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday for August and September.  The booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays during Oct.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter. Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com. Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.

First Hybrid Meeting

LW Democrats need to be aware that—beginning immediately— their monthly club meetings are scheduled for the 4th Wed. of the month at 1:00 p.m. in clubhouse 3, room 9.  Masks will be required.  The meetings will also be accessible via ZOOM. The goal is to provide an opportunity for all members to participate, those who feel comfortable meeting face-to-face indoors as well as for those who don’t. 

The first such “hybrid” meeting took place on July 27th with Mariann Klinger as the featured speaker.  Her presentation—titled “Patriarchal Power Grab: Still Alive and Thriving”— included information about California’s response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

The club is anticipating hosting a major event in August that will feature an award to be given to our Congresswoman Katie Porter. More details will be shared as soon as they are available.

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The new OC Registrar of Voters Bob Page has certified the official Orange County results of the June 7, 2022 California Statewide Direct Primary Election.  It is encouraging that the number of ballots cast (636,497) was 87% higher than the 2014 Statewide Direct Primary Election (340,187).  However, total voter turnout for the current election was still only 35%.   

Of those Orange County voters who cast a ballot, 88.6 percent voted-by-mail and 11.4 percent cast an in-person ballot.  The popularity of voting by mail was evidenced by the results in our 47th Congressional District.   Congresswoman Katie received 4,868 mail-in votes as compared to only 2,671 for her primary opponent, Republican Scott Baugh.

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Congresswoman Porter has reported that the House has voted to enshrine the right to same-sex and interracial marriage into law.  The newly passed bill repeals a 1996 law that defines marriage as between a man and woman. While it passed the House with bipartisan support, it needs to pass in the Senate to become law.

In the Senate, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) have introduced the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill to repeal the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act(DOMA), enshrine marriage equality in federal law and provide additional legal protections for marriage equality.

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Weather permitting, the SBLW Democratic Club’s Information & Hospitality Booth will be open in the parking lot outside Clubhouse 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday for the rest of July, all of August and September.  The booth will be open on both Tuesdays and Thursdays during Oct.

For more in-depth reporting about plans for the upcoming General Election, as well as information about the Club’s programs for the coming months, LW Democrats and their NPP (no preferred party) supporters are invited to subscribe to our club’s newsletter.

This electronic newsletter is published twice a month. There is no charge for subscribing.  Email democraticclubsblw@gmail.com or phone the editor Mary Larson at 562-296-8521.  Please include your full name, address and phone number, as well as Party affiliation.