Today Don signed Congressman Peter DeFazio's petition as part of a campaign to Respect Science and Maintain Endangered Species Act Protections for Gray Wolves To: Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe Removing Endangered Species Act protections now would threaten the ongoing recovery of Gray Wolves and potentially weaken the Endangered Species Act. In light of the rejection of the science behind this proposed rule and the need to protect still-recovering wolves around the United States, I urge that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service immediately withdraw this plan.
Former Lieutenant Governor and congressional candidate Don Beyer joined the millions of voices arguing that the U.S. Supreme Court should rule in favor of contraceptive coverage and against Hobby Lobby’s arguments today, for moral, economic, and reproductive health reasons.
"Dear Friends, I’m pleased to announce my support for Don Beyer for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District. Don has record of proven leadership. I believe he is best suited to serve the people of Fairfax, Falls Church, Arlington, and Alexandria from Day One."
Former Lt. Gov. Don Beyer, who local operatives say is the top candidate in the crowded 8th District Democratic primary, stressed equal pay and job opportunities for women at a breakfast in the private home of one of his supporters. The 8th District, based in Arlington and Fairfax counties, is open this cycle because longtime Rep. James P. Moran is retiring.