Equality Act

Equality Act

Sens. Murray, Cantwell Reintroduce Historic, Comprehensive LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Legislation

Politics
The Equality Act of 2017 would ensure full federal non-discrimination equality by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to other protected classes, such as race or religion, in existing federal laws. ...
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Seattle City Council Urges Congress to Approve the ‘Equality Act’ for LGBTQ Rights

Seattle City Council
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Seattle City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging Congress to introduce and adopt “The Equality Act,” which would grant equal protection to LGBTQ residents across the United States. ...
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Baldwin, DelBene Resolve to Name June 26 ‘LGBT Equality Day’

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During the past two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued three different landmark rulings on the 26th of June that helped eliminate LGBT discrimination. ...
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DelBene Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act

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Politics
The Equality Act is a comprehensive bill that aims to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. ...
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LPAC Endorses Donna Edwards for U.S. Senate

Politics
LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, Friday announced its first endorsement of 2016. Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland. ...
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A Break Down of the LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

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Currently, only 22 states plus the District of Columbia have laws that protect LGBT persons from discrimination. ...
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