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Faith in America Remembers LGBT Equality Leader Edith Windsor

Today, Faith in America responded to the news that Edith Windsor has passed away. 

Washington, D.C.—Today, Faith in America mourns the news that Edith Windsor has passed away. 

“Edith spent her lifetime as a leader and a hero who worked tirelessly for all Americans to have equal rights” said Mitchell Gold, Co-Founder of Faith in America. “We owe a great deal of gratitude to her and her work as our movement continues into the 21st century. Future generations will know her sacrifice as the reason for their equal rights and treatment. The world is a better place for having to opportunity to learn from Edith.

Faith in America also recognizes the incredible team that Roberta Kaplan, Faith in America Board of Directors member and counsel for Edith Windsor, made in these seminal achievements for equality.

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Faith in America is a nonprofit organization that seeks to end harmful anti-LGBT religious teachings by directly engaging and informing religious leaders about the real harm they cause. We are directly calling upon all religious denominations to once and for all end the practice of teaching that “homosexuality is a sin.” More information can be found at faithinamerica.org

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Contact: Rich Harrington at rharrington@faithinamerica.org