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Published:June 27th, 2016 11:36 EST

President Obama Designates Stonewall National Monument: Video

By SOP newswire3

Today, President Obama designated a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City to honor the broad LGBT equality movement.

The new "Stonewall National Monument` will protect the area where, on June 28, 1969, a community`s uprising in response to a police raid sparked the modern LGBT civil rights movement in the United States.


The President`s designation of Stonewall National Monument is just one example of his ongoing commitment to equality, for all Americans no matter who they love. Find out about just a few of the President`s actions to advance justice and equality for all, including LGBT Americans

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