New Hampshire, USA: Soldier Fighting DOMA to Be Involved in Inaugural Ceremony

Written by scott on December 29th, 2012

Soldier Fighting DOMA to Be Involved in New Hampshire Inaugural CeremonyLast week (27 Dec.) New Hampshire Governor-Elect Maggie Hassan announced the details of her upcoming inaugural ceremony. Charlie Morgan, a chief warrant officer in the state’s National Guard, will open the ceremony by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Morgan, and her wife, are two of the plaintiffs involved in a lawsuit against the Defense of Marriage Act.

‘Charlie Morgan is a national treasure and a treasure to her home state of New Hampshire,’ OutServe-SLDN executive director Allyson Robinson said in a statement. ‘We could not be happier that Governor-elect Hassan has chosen to honor her work and her fight for equality in this way.’

OutServe-SLDN is a non-profit advocacy organization that works with LGBT military members, veterans and their families.

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