Tuesday, September 21, 2010

EQME: Collins and Snowe Are Pandering

From Betsy Smith, executive director of Equality Maine. Via e-mail:

EqualityMaine is extremely disappointed in U.S. Senators
Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, who today voted lockstep with their
Republican colleagues Mitch McConnell and John McCain in a display of
pandering to the right to avoid repeal of the military's discriminatory
"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy...

"Governing is about making important choices in difficult times," said Matt
Moonen, Political Director of EqualityMaine. "Senators Snowe, Collins,
McConnell and McCain are using arcane Senate rules to delay progress on LGBT

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