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House Passes Equality Act To Ban LGBTQ Discrimination At Work

4 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The bill faces long odds in the Senate and would almost certainly be vetoed by President Trump.
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House passes sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill in historic vote

House passes sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill in historic vote

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The Equality Act would modify existing civil rights legislation to add protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House

4 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans. The Equality Act sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline , would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment, credit, and federally funded programs, among other areas. Every single House Democrat voted for the bill, withstanding GOP efforts to put caucus moderates on the record to prohibit LGBTQ discrimination in federally funded education programs, which, some GOP members argued, might affect sports programs. Rep. Greg Steube called...
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The House just passed the Equality Act which includes major protections to prevent LGBTQ discrimination

The House just passed the Equality Act which includes major protections to prevent LGBTQ discrimination

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, which makes sweeping reforms to the Civil Rights Act to include protections for LGBTQ Americans.
The bill passed with unanimous support from Democrats, while Republican critics said it "chips away at religious freedoms."
There is no indication the bill will receive a floor vote in the Senate, which is controlled by Republicans.
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WASHINGTON - The United States House of Representatives passed on Friday substantial reforms to the Civil Rights Act to include protections for LGBTQ Americans.
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Schumer demands hearings, subpoena over whistleblower complaint

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