House passes LGBT Equality Act; conservatives say it 'undermines women’s equality'

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(Worthy News) - The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act Friday afternoon, hotly-debated legislation seeking to codify LGBT non-discrimination protections into federal law.

H.R. 5 passed by a vote of 236-173. The bill would expand the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to also ban discrimination on the basis of “sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition” in housing, public accommodations and hiring.

The bill was first introduced in 2015 but never passed in the Republican-controlled House. However, it is unlikely to be voted on in the Republican-controlled Senate. [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]

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3 thoughts on “House passes LGBT Equality Act; conservatives say it 'undermines women’s equality'”

  1. This true purpose of this legislation is to give LGBTQOISDHW'S a foundation to attack "straight" society from. They would be able to sue for any slight, only having to prove in court that the reason they were denied something was because of their perverted sexual practices.

    Fortunately, this Bill will probably not pass the Senate.

  2. this is so like Democrats. One can easily wonder if, as in passage of Obamacare, they even read the bill. All about posturing but this bill is a mess and will breed so many complications if ever passed into law. The Democrats are just without integrity - just all ideologues.

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