USA, California: Native American Tribe Endorses Marriage Equality

Written by scott on June 24th, 2013

Santa Ysabel Tribe coinA Southern California Native American Tribe near San Diego just endorsed marriage equality. LGBT Weekly reports:

Among those who have suffered the denial of basic human rights in this country, Native Americans can unfortunately take a prominent place. Because their historic experience of prejudice strongly resonates to this day, the Santa Ysabel Tribe, founded in 1893 in California, has announced its firm support for the LGBT community as it strives for same-sex marriage equality and an end to governmental discrimination. As sovereign nations, Tribes in the United States have the power to issue proclamations on public policy issues affecting their membership and others occupying their reservations.

Just like US states, indian nations all across the country have been struggling with the issue.

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