Gay Rights bill clears Senate hurdle

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Posted: Monday, November 4, 2013 11:46 pm

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate has voted to move ahead on legislation that would prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. 

On a vote of 61-30, bipartisan support suggests the bill would pass the Senate by the end of the week, but the bill faces a tougher challenge in the Republican led house.

Speaker John Boehner opposes the bill, arguing that it will lead to unnecessary lawsuits, and undercut job creation.

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1 comment:

  • mjr posted at 2:04 pm on Tue, Nov 5, 2013.

    mjr Posts: 2

    Al lof a sudden now Boehner is concerned about jobs?

     

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