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That’s because the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, contains a clause stating that the law won’t apply to religious
On Monday evening, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was about to clear a key hurdle in the Senate. But first, Republicans who opposed the bill were given a chance to voice their criticism on the Senate floor. After all, there had already been speeches from senators who backed the legislation.
In March, the Republican National Committee released an autopsy report that examined what went wrong for the party during
McCain's office did not return a request for additional comment on his whereabouts or on how he plans to vote on ENDA's passage
ENDA would make it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. It is already
Toomey has a separate amendment that will be allowed to come up for a vote. ENDA's prospects of passing the GOP-controlled
"This legislation raises the federal standards to match what we have come to expect in Nevada, which is that discrimination
UPDATE: 11/3 -- Booker has also signed on to an online petition with 17 other Democratic senators urging Congress to pass
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Wednesday that he supports the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, meaning the entire Democratic caucus is now unified behind the legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals in the workplace.
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) reintroduced ENDA in the House this year, but it's unlikely to be considered in the Republican
WASHINGTON -- Even though his wife is petitioning him to back the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has not yet decided how he will vote, saying he is concerned the landmark civil rights legislation could result in "reverse discrimination."
"ENDA expressly prohibits quotas and the senator is mistaken on that aspect of the law," said Tico Almeida, founder and president
In an interview with The Huffington Post on Tuesday, Booker said he was "passionate" about making sure LGBT individuals receive
One LGBT advocate close to the negotiations, who requested anonymity to speak openly, said there was a possibility that Burr