September 11 Digital Archive

dojR001919.xml

Title

dojR001919.xml

Source

born-digital

Media Type

email

Created by Author

yes

Described by Author

no

Date Entered

2002-03-18

September 11 Email: Body


Monday, March 18, 2002 1:11 PM
Discrimination is un-American

September 11 Victim Compensation Fund,

I am outraged that gay and lesbian partners of those who died on September 11 are not automatically going to receive the same benefits as heterosexual spouses.

When it comes to gay and lesbian heroes of the day - &nbsp who helped bring down the flight in Pennsylvania, &nbsp who died in the line of duty when the first tower fell, and &nbsp who was
&nbsp of the plane that crashed into the &nbsp (there are many more) - we are told the law is the law and no
exceptions can be made.

It appears our government wants to use our heroism to inspire others, but when it comes time to actually aid the families of those heroes, it seems that some American heroes are now more equal than others. I will be praying that you do what is right. Discrimination is un-American!

Sincerely,




Individual Comment


September 11 Email: Date

2002-03-18

Citation

“dojR001919.xml,” September 11 Digital Archive, accessed April 21, 2019, http://911digitalarchive.org/items/show/20979.