David Stacy

Government Affairs Director, The Human Rights Campaign

David Stacy leads HRC’s federal policy team, including advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and the executive branch. Prior to serving as Government Affairs Director, Stacy was HRC’s Deputy Legislative Director and Senior Public Policy Advocate.

Before joining HRC in November 2005, Stacy was a legislative assistant for then-Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., for seven years. He worked on Judiciary Committee issues, including marriage and hate crimes; LGBTQ issues; telecommunications; defense; foreign policy; intellectual property; education; veterans; and homeland security. Stacy has extensive campaign experience including nearly all of Baldwin’s races, the 1996 Clinton-Gore campaign in Wisconsin and numerous state and local races. He was a founder of Fair Wisconsin, the statewide LGBTQ civil rights group, and served two terms as president of the United Council of University of Wisconsin Students, the statewide student association for the UW system.

A Wisconsin native, Stacy earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a master’s degree from New York University. He lives with his partner, also named David, and their cat, Logan, in Washington, D.C.



Americans United & the National Women’s Law Center file suit to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans.

Abortion bans violate the separation of church and state. Americans United and the National Women’s Law Center—the leading experts in religious freedom and gender justice—have joined forces with thirteen clergy from six faith traditions to challenge Missouri’s abortion bans as unconstitutionally imposing one narrow religious doctrine on everyone.

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