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LGBT Bar LA Joins Amicus Brief Criticizing Presidential Proclamation Dangerous to LGBT Persons in Targeted Countries

The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles proudly joins the attached amicus brief recently filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  The brief, filed on behalf of numerous organizations committed to the equal treatment of LGBT persons around the world, highlights the dangerous and life-threatening consequences generated by the recent “Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats.”  The Proclamation effectively bans immigration into the United States of, among others, LGBT persons from eight countries.  LGBT persons in those countries live daily under threat of persecution, including death. Read the brief here

Letter to Gov. Brown re CA Supreme Court Appointment

The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles is proud to have joined recently with its sister LGBT Bar Associations throughout California in urging Governor Brown to appoint the first openly LGBT California Supreme Court Justice to fill the open seat created by the retirement last month of Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar. The joint letter to the Governor is attached here. We applaud the Governor’s continued commitment to appointing LGBT jurists to trial and appellate courts throughout the State.

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