The Week’s Top Tweets
Here’s what we’ve been talking about on Twitter…
Carolyn joined the call for Mitch McConnell to bring the Never Forget the Heroes Act to a vote in the Senate, now that it’s about to be voted on in the House…
…and was interviewed by People magazine to talk about the ways that fashion, and the FDNY turnout coat she’s been wearing for months, influence politics and have helped her advance the Never Forget the Heroes Act.
And on Sunday, she spent time with leaders from the LGBTQIA+ community. She’s been involved in LGBT issues since 1986 – when, as a City Councilwoman, she introduced the first domestic partnership equality bill in NYC.
When you’ve been fighting for LGBTQIA+ NYers for this long, being able to reflect & rejoice is important. From my NY city council bill on LGBT equality through the equality act, I’ll never stop fighting #ForThePeople. #NYCPride pic.twitter.com/F9ZOx4QTJx — Carolyn B. Maloney (@CarolynBMaloney) June 23, 2019
Over the weekend, news broke of the horrific conditions facing children being held in Texas detention centers.
And finally, we heard about doctors in Missouri who have decided to take a principled stand against the hardline abortion laws that have been passed in that state.