Washington, D.C. — Today Log Cabin Republicans announced its Board of Directors has issued the second wave of endorsements for its federal political action committee (PAC) in the 2016 election cycle. The endorsed candidates are all incumbent Republican members of the United States House of Representatives.

“These endorsed candidates have been steadfast allies of LGBT freedom in the House of Representatives,” Log Cabin Republicans President Gregory T. Angelo stated. “All of these common-sense conservatives have not only spoken out in support of equality, but also cast votes in this 114th Congress that confirm their commitment to the cause. LCR PAC salutes these GOP leaders, and pledges to back up our words with actions that show our commitment to them.”

The endorsed candidates are:

Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO)
Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL)
Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA)
Congressman Robert Dold (R-IL)
Congressman John Katko (R-NY)
Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

“I am honored to received the endorsement of the Log Cabin Republicans. This endorsement is representative of the growing momentum and support our campaign is receiving from across the district.” Congressman Mike Coffman

“The Log Cabin Republicans have done important work building consensus on LGBT issues across the country. In Congress I have been proud to stand up for equality. I am honored to have the support of Republicans who understand that equality can never be a partisan issue.” Congressman Carlos Curbelo

“I appreciate the support from the Log Cabin Republicans, an organization dedicated to limited government, personal freedom and a strong national defense. The Log Cabin Republicans add great value to the Republican Party by emphasizing our party’s traditional embrace of individual rights. I’m proud to have their endorsement.” Congressman Charlie Dent

“We are a better, strong nation when we practice freedom, fairness and equality for all Americans. The Log Cabin Republicans strive to create an inclusive environment that will strengthen Washington and bridge the gap between parties. I am honored to have received their endorsement and will continue to be a champion for LGBT rights.” Congressman Robert Dold

“I’m honored to have once again earned the support of the Log Cabin Republicans. I’ve long supported the fiscally conservative and inclusive policies that they champion. I will continue to work as Central New York’s Representative in Congress towards our mutual goals of growing our economy, reducing taxes and spending, and pursuing policies that respect individual liberties.” Congressman John Katko

“I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Log Cabin Republicans and the millions of LGBT individuals they represent. Equality and acceptance are not a partisan issue, but an American value. I will continue to be an ally for inclusion and support policies that ensure all Americans have the rights, privileges and protections that come with living in our great nation.” Congressman Frank LoBiondo

“I am grateful to once again count on the support of Log Cabin Republicans as we work together to achieve equality and justice for LGBT Americans. I will continue to promote inclusiveness and ensure the fair and equal treatment of all individuals, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.”Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen