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HONOR PAC Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on DACA
June 18, 2020
This morning, June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected Donald Trump's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)! This is a major milestone in helping our immigrant communities continue to live the true American Dream. As the article from CNN below says "[the ruling] means that for now, participants in the program can continue to renew membership in the program that offers them work authorization and temporary protection from deportation."...Read More
HONOR PAC Statement on Supreme Court Ruling LGBTQ+ Employee Rights
June 15, 2020
This morning, as we celebrate Pride Month, the Supreme Court of the United States finally ruled that sexual orientation & gender identity are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act! This is a major milestone in helping the LGBTQ+ community reach full equality in the United States of America. We need the U.S. Senate to pass the the Equality Act and ensure that LGBTQ+ people are fully protected in healthcare, adoption, foster care, and other federally funded programs...Read More
HONOR PAC Statement on Trump's rollback of LGBTQ+ health care protections
June 12, 2020
On the 4th anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, in the middle of Pride Month, and in the midst of a global pandemic, the Trump Administration "formally rolled back an Obama-era policy that protected LGBTQ patients from discrimination and required robust language translation services".
According to Politico, this reversal in health policy will allow health care providers to discriminate against transgender patients and women seeking abortions. "The Obama administration had issued the first-time protections for LGBTQ patients under a nondiscrimination clause in the Affordable Care Act, citing concerns from advocates these patients had a harder time accessing necessary care”...Read More
HONOR PAC 15 Years of Purpose over partisanship and Mission over politics.
Empowering our Latinx LGBTQ+ community has been HONOR PAC’s way of life for the last 15 years. Through our commitment for full equality and opportunity, we have not only continued to realize our mission but advanced our nation’s vision of a more perfect union.
HONOR PAC began in 2004 by a small group of Latinx LGBTQ+ men and women who believed in self-determination and action, in hope and bridge-building, in contributing not diminishing, so that our Latinx LGBTQ+ community lifted others as it lifted itself...Read More
HONOR PAC Statement on Supreme Court Announcement
April 22, 2019
Since the election of Donald Trump, the LGBTQ community has been patronized and discriminated to the utmost degree. His actions have gone against the ideals of our country's Founders by opposing our most basic rights to love, liberty, and pursuit of happiness as Americans and contributors. With the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, our LGBT rights are hanging in the balance.
On Monday, April 22, 2019, the Supreme Court said that it will decide whether existing civil rights laws ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, a question that has divided the nation's lower courts...Read More
HONOR PAC Statement on Trumps Transgender Military Ban
January 22, 2019
Since the election of Donald Trump, our Latinx and LGBTQ communities have been discriminated to the utmost degree. His actions have gone against the ideals of our country's Founders by opposing our most basic rights to love, liberty, and pursuit of happiness as Americans and contributors.
This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States has supported the bigotry and hate of this President; with a 5-4 ruling, they have discriminated against our transgender brothers and sisters in the Military. Indeed elections have consequences...Read More
HONOR PAC CONGRATULATES DAVID VELA, NEWLY APPOINTED LA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEE, AS FIRST OPENLY GAY LATINO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES – HONOR PAC, the authority on Latinx LGBTQ political action since 2005, released the following statement on behalf of HONOR PAC Board of Directors on David Vela’s unanimous appointment vote to the LA Community College District Board of Trustees...Read Full Press Release