Sunday, June 22, 2008

Democratic congressman proclaims Pride parade participation

He's not just marching, he's telling the world. Rep. André Carson (D-IN-07) was elected to the House of Representatives earlier this year to fill the remainder of the term of his grandmother, Rep. Julia Carson, who passed away in December. Julia Carson's most recent HRC scores were 88, 88, and 100. André Carson is one of only two Muslims in Congress.

June 13, 2008


Contact: Melissa Fisher, (317) 283-6516


Indianapolis, IN- Congressman André Carson will demonstrate his support for the LBGT community by participating in the 2008 INPride Festival Parade this Saturday, June 14, 2008. The parade will begin promptly at 10:00 am and will start from the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and College Ave.

"I am proud to join with my friends in the 2008 INPride Parade. As I have said time and time again, I am committed to supporting all of the constituents of the Seventh District of Indiana. There is no room for unconstructive judgment and bigotry in our community," said Congressman André Carson.

Who: Congressman André Carson & Supporters

What: 2008 INPride Festival Parade

When: June 14, 2008; 10:00 am

Where: Indianapolis, Indiana – Intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and College Ave.

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