This morning I was invited to and participated in, the Unity Rally in my hometown of Laguna Beach.  I can tell you firsthand that the spirit of inclusion and equality is shining brightly. Hundreds of people from our district and beyond joined in this expression of community, and reminded us that the heart of the America we believe in still beats strong.

As a Congressional candidate in California’s 48th District, the Unity Rally in Laguna Beach this morning reinforced my deep commitment to being a strong voice for equality and inclusion in this community and our nation.

My Original Statement: