John Baldacci signed legislation today making Maine the fifth state to grant the freedom to marry to same-sex couples. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, announced her impending retirement on Sunday. She apparently isn't shying away from the fight in the face of her newfound power within the Republican caucus. This bipartisan resolution sends a clear message to Chechnya and Russia authorities and any oppressor that the U. Joining Ros-Lehtinen in introducing this resolution were U. The bill's sole Republican co-sponsor, Rep.
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The House passed the legislation last night by a vote, following the Senate's passage on March 11 by a vote. Repost from USA Today. The Task Force Action Fund is deeply disappointed, however, in the Senate's failure today to pass the transgender nondiscrimination and hate crimes bill. But it should not be legal to discriminate," said Rep. A presidential order giving the nation a free pass to discriminate against LGBTQ people is hardly a stretch of the imagination. The court did allow the 18, marriages of same-sex couples that occurred prior to the enactment of Proposition 8 to remain intact.
Department of Justice U. PFLAG is the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. If passed, the Equality Act would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Civil Rights Act of — which currently bans discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion and national origin. Ricardo Rossello now plans to resign Aug. Pritzker signs restroom signage bill - Gov. The bill's sole Republican co-sponsor, Rep. Project Right Side provides research and analysis to improve the political climate for gay and lesbian issues across the political spectrum.
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