Statement from Human Rights Campaign President on the News that Senator Ben Nelson (D-Nebraska) will

by HRC Staff

Washington - Today, Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, issued the following statement:

"We thank Senator Nelson for his support and are extremely grateful. He and other senators supporting repeal will be on the right side of history. While Senator Nelson's vote is critical, no vote will be taken for granted in these final hours before the Senate committee vote. "

The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

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