Equal Justice

Equal Justice

All Americans deserve full rights and protections under the law regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or who they love.

Protecting the most vulnerable in our society is the cornerstone of American Democracy. America was founded on the promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Our minority communities are consistently deprived of this promise. Our country must reaffirm its commitment to equality, in practice and not just words, by uplifting our most vulnerable communities.

I will be a representative who will denounce white supremacy, misogyny, and homophobia without qualification. Our current government has proven this stance necessary in a way we have not seen in a generation or more. Ethnicity, gender identity, country of origin, religion, and sexual orientation should never be used to determine the treatment a person receives at the hands of the government. All Americans deserve full rights and protections under the law. Until this is the case, we have much work to do to make our country a place where all are welcome and encouraged to contribute.

  • Lead the charge to restore full voting rights via a new, all inclusive Voting Rights Act.
  • Support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, including passing legislation to undo the unconstitutional time limit imposed on ratification.
  • Fight to protect LGBTQ individuals from discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodation by supporting the Equality Act.
  • Champion legislation to address the systemic inequities in our legal system that perpetuate discriminatory prosecution and sentencing.
  • Address environmental racism with the programs of a Green New Deal.