President Joe Biden proclaims June Pride Month & calls Stonewall rioters “courageous”

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
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President Joe Biden issued a proclamation for Pride Month, calling the Stonewall rioters “courageous.”

“In June 1969, a courageous group of Americans rose up to protest the violence and marginalization they faced in what became known as the Stonewall Uprising,” the proclamation opens. “Police had raided the Stonewall Inn — a gay bar located in New York City — and for the next six days they clashed with LGBTQI+ protestors, who bravely stood their ground.  Their courage sparked a civil rights movement for the liberation of the LGBTQI+ community and...

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