Taking Sides…

“Two years after they were swept into office, most new U.S. House and Senate Democrats have made good on their pledges to back gay rights. Nearly 60 percent of freshmen House Democrats and all but one of the freshmen Senate Democrats scored 85 or higher on the Human Rights Campaign Congressional Scorecard released last week. The scorecard also shows that nine of the 41 scored freshmen House Democrats earned perfect marks. Five of the nine scored freshmen Senate Democrats and independents received perfect scores.” [Washington Blade]