Statement on Resignation of Representative Hill

Statement on Resignation of Representative Hill

October 27, 2019

Stonewall is sad that the important work Rep. Hill has done on behalf of her district and the LGBTQ+ community has fallen prey to the machinations of someone who abused her trust by using the tabloid press to discredit her.

Women are vilified for things men are given a pass on, and that’s unfair. Rep. Hill has nonetheless acted for the good of her constituents, demonstrating the selflessness and integrity we have come to expect.

Not all the facts are out and we wish her well. Stonewall will work hard to make sure that the next Congressmember from CA-25 is a strong Democrat.

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Los Angeles, CA – Yesterday, the LA Registrar-Recorder approved a petition calling for signatures to potentially recall Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón. The Stonewall Democratic Club endorsed Gascón in his bid to replace Jackie Lacey last November and Los Angeles Democrats agreed, voting overwhelmingly to bring change to LA's failing criminal justice system. We stand by this endorsement and strongly oppose these recall efforts.

"Gascón has made good on his promise to hold criminals accountable while moving Los Angeles forward towards a restorative justice model. The same bad-faith actors who support the bogus recall of Governor Gavin Newsom are now attempting to circumvent the will of the people and burn millions of taxpayer dollars to have their way," said Stonewall President Lester Aponte.

Stonewall will fight this recall and ensure that democracy prevails here in LA County.

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Founded in 1975, the Stonewall Democratic Club is the nation’s oldest LGBTQ+ and feminist political advocacy organization and endorses in races in Los Angeles County, California, and nationwide. For more information, visit www.stonewalldems.org.

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