Russ Huxtable is committed to protecting all rights

August 12, 2022

I hope others will join me in voting for Russ Huxtable in the Democratic primary for State Senate District 6 Sept. 13.

In light of recent Supreme Court developments, state legislatures have become the most important protectors of rights we had come to think of as immovable. We were wrong. More than ever, it is now essential that we elect state legislators unshakably committed to protecting reproductive health, the right of women to control their bodies, and the right of all people to marry whom they choose. Russ Huxtable will be that state senator.

I have spent my career as an advocate for the rights of women and LGBTQ people. Some folks in Rehoboth know me as the former executive director of Mautner Project: The National Lesbian Health Organization, which created partnerships with CAMP Rehoboth to assist women with cancer.

I have full confidence in Russ Huxtable. He is passionately committed to protecting all of our rights. As important, he is a leader who gets things done. Everyone who meets Russ is impressed with his intelligence, his humanity, and – just as important in these troubled times – his know-how.

We need effective leadership. Every vote counts. Every seat counts. Please ensure that the First State remains the state that stands for freedom and equality. Vote for Russ Huxtable Tuesday, Sept. 13.

Leslie J. Calman
Rehoboth Beach


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