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  • 10 Republicans vote yes as transgender ENDA bill passes U.S. Senate

    11/08/2013 2:47:18 PM PST · by NYer · 105 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 8, 2013 | BEN JOHNSON
    John McCain voted yea WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This afternoon the Senate approved a bill that could force business owners who adhere to traditional values to hire homosexuals, bisexuals, and those who do not dress in accordance with their biological sex or face litigation. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) passed following a bipartisan 64-32 vote. Supporters say it would forbid “workplace discrimination” against homosexuals and transgender employees and job-seekers. But critics say, like the HHS mandate, its religious exemption is unduly narrow and would force employers – including Christian schools and nurseries – to violate their consciences....
  • Ari Fleischer: Why the House must pass ENDA (Remember-the Bushes are CONSERVATIVES!)

    11/07/2013 6:22:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Politico ^ | November 7, 2013 | Ari Fleischer, Bush White House press secretary
    On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed legislation to protect gay employees from job discrimination with an overwhelming bipartisan vote. Republicans should support these protections, and I hope the GOP leadership in the House schedules the bill for a vote. Its the morally right thing to do. No one should lose their job, or not get hired, because of their sexual orientation. Allowing people to be successful in their workplaces is an essential piece of individual opportunity and liberty. Working for a living is one of Americas freedoms. Its a virtue to be encouraged and supporting it is important to...
  • Nay/Yea votes for ENDA

    11/07/2013 4:10:02 PM PST · by upchuck · 25 replies
    US Senate ^ | Nov 7, 2013 | US Senate
    Votes here.