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Capps partnered with groups to bring the HBO documentary film Valentine Road to Capitol Hill.
Capps sent a letter to President Obama urging him to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from engaging in employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
New Law Could Save Hundreds of Lives Each Year and Shorten Transplant Waitlists
Capps applauded the passage of the HOPE Act, a bipartisan bill she authored in the House which would create a science-based path for medical research to proceed on the feasibility, effectiveness and safety of HIV+ to HIV+ organ transplants.
Capps applauded the U.S Supreme Court’s decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act. The court also dismissed Proposition 8 on standing grounds, allowing marriage equality to return to California.
HOPE Act Would Allow Research on HIV-Positive to HIV-Positive Organ Transplantation
Capps Introduces Legislation to End Research Ban On Organ Donation From HIV-Positive Donors to HIV-Positive Transplant Recipients
Boxer, Coburn, Baldwin, Paul Introduce Identical Legislation in the Senate That Could Help Alleviate Long Transplant Waiting Lists