employee non-discrimination act
It could take months, if not years, for Samantha Azzarano to get her day in court against Wal-Mart. Her litigation goes into the pile of pending lawsuits brought by Wal-Mart's own workers.
ENDA would allow a Catholic hospital or school to fire a lesbian nurse or janitor or cafeteria cashier simply on the basis of her sexual orientation. That is a much broader exemption than allowed for any other group under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. And it's abhorrent.
"There are a lot of places where religious exemptions are being used as ways to continue to discriminate or to continue to
Our panel talks with Ricky about why ENDA is a lost cause of Republicans .
There were, in fact, a handful of Republican lawmakers who issued press releases. But those who did -- namely, Sens. Orrin
To the dismay of LGBT rights groups, Obama has resisted taking matters into his own hands. An executive order banning workplace
If signed, the executive order will provide workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans
We decided it was time to coin a new political term. We'll repeat the definition we gave it, back in May. Wedgie: When a political party's "wedge" issue turns on them and instead of dividing the other party, begins to divide their own.
As we debated -- and ultimately passed -- the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA) this week, I discovered something fascinating: Americans were frankly surprised to learn that in the majority of states, it's still perfectly legal to fire someone because they're gay.
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Thursday to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, landmark civil rights legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals in the workplace.