Saturday, June 28, 2008

Tucson Councilmember Karin Uhlich Reacts to Vote: By Mark R. Kerr

TUCSON - Karin Uhlich, the first open Lesbian elected to political office, the Tucson City Council in Ward 3 in 2005 issued the following statement on the Arizona Legislature placing the proposed marriage amendment on the November general election ballot:

"It hurts my heart that the State Senate and House would promote a measure like this that attacks me and my family and thousands of other Arizonans. I believe in the people of this state, and hope they too will take offense at the bigotry underlying this effort."

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