Ashley Broadway of AMPA responds to Rick Perry’s attack on Military Families :

Written by Sean Sala on September 3rd, 2013

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Ashley Broadway, Board Member of the American Military Partner Association

Governor Rick Perry has launched a vicious attack on Same Sex Military Couples in Texas,

In an exclusive statement to Sean Sala‘s TalkHillcrest blog, Broadway called for quick action on this issue:

Governor Perry has yet again tried to flex his weak muscles in an attempt to defy the Obama administration by using his own personal beliefs in this latest stunt. I encourage the great citizens of Texas to call Governor Perry and inform him that denying the rights of our service members and their families will not be tolerated.

Governor Perry’s Office Number here

AMPA has drafted a petition below as well

You can sign the petition here

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Sean Sala is a national gay, social and sexual rights activist. He was the organizer of the 2011 Active Duty Military March in San Diego in which over 250 active duty Military marched in San Diego Pride while Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was still national law. He also was an organizer and liaison for the 2012 Active Duty Military March in which he pressured top Military brass resulting in the Pentagon issuing a historical first time blanket certification and approved the United States Military to wear their full uniforms for the first time in a pride parade in US history; where over 450 military personnel participated. He formally was on the national leadership committee of  Servicemembers United the nations largest LGBT military organization, where he participated in a White House Executive office meeting on Southern California and Gay Military issues and sparred in national news against anti-gay Republican Congressman opposed to Gay troops. He also advocated for troops battling PTSD to the San Diego City Council. He has been featured on the ‘Real World,’ MTV sponsored internet casts on gay rights, local, national and international news and an official Library of Congress documentation on the DADT repeal movement. He is a popular blogger and a columnist for San Diego Gay and Lesbian News. He has also been featured in an expose on gay reparative therapy with Lisa Ling.

 

After resigning from Servicemembers United he is in progress of challenging the top ten Mega Churches in United States to denounce Uganda’s Parliament from executing gays and he is the chief organizer of the San Diego rally on March 25th to demand the Supreme Court to rule for full federal marriage equality. He also has formed the “Military Freedom Coalition” to challenge the Transgender ban in the Military. 

 

He served in the United States Navy six years for Naval Intelligence, three combat tours and is an Iraq war Veteran.

 

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