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WASHINGTON -- For the first time in eight years, the sitting U.S. President has not proclaimed June "Pride Month," a recognition of gay rights and the struggles of the LGBTQ community.
President Donald Trump has not followed his predecessor, Barack Obama, with such an official proclamation, and there is only one day left in the month.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, says that leaves matters up to lawmakers. Brown and other Democratic senators introduced a resolution Wednesday -- the 48th anniversary of the the start of the Stonewall riots -- to recognize June as "LGBTQ Pride Month." The resolution now has support of 34 senators, all Democrats.
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