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Lambda Legal May 17
BREAKING: The House of Representatives just voted 236 to 173 to PASS the HISTORIC , which explicitly confirms that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity is unlawful discrimination based on sex.
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Human Rights Campaign May 17
BREAKING: The House of Representatives has passed the historic . It’s the first time a chamber of Congress has approved a comprehensive LGBTQ civil rights bill that would finally provide clear, nationwide protections for LGBTQ people throughout daily life.
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POLITICO May 17
The House passed the today, which prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment, credit, and federally funded programs, among other areas
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Ilhan Omar May 17
The just passed the House! LGBTQIA+ people must be protected under our nation's civil rights laws. This is a historic day for equality, I am proud to have co-sponsored this legislation. 🏳️‍🌈
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Bernie Sanders May 17
Congratulations to all those in House of Representatives who voted on the right side of history today. All people, regardless of who they are or who they love, deserve fair and equal treatment.
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Rep. Jennifer Wexton May 17
This morning, we are poised to make history. Today, my colleagues and I will vote for the to end discrimination against LGBTQ Americans. Today, our pro-equality majority will demonstrate that progress is still possible. Let's pass the 🏳️‍🌈
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Charlotte Clymer🏳️‍🌈 May 17
50 years after the Stonewall riots, the United States House of Representatives just passed legislation in a bipartisan vote, 236-173, guaranteeing non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people at the federal level. I'm so proud and happy in this moment.
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Rep. Katie Hill May 17
Today, my colleagues on the other side of the aisle tried to kill the because of their own prejudice. They are on the wrong side of history. And we are waiting for them on the other side. 🏳️‍🌈
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Bernie Sanders May 17
To the : The House did its job. Now, I call on you to bring the to the Senate floor so that we finally protect LGBTQ people across America from discrimination in housing, employment and other critical parts of their lives. Do your job.
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Joe Biden May 17
No one should be fired, denied a home or access to services because of who they are or who they love. But that’s not the reality for many LGBTQ Americans. Today’s historic passage of the moves us one step closer to righting this wrong — the Senate should act now.
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Hillary Clinton May 17
More than 200 major corporations, 500 statewide and local organizations, a bipartisan consensus in Congress, and 70% of Americans support legislation protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination. I am proud to stand with them and the other to support the .
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Rep. Ilhan Omar May 17
In 30 states, LGBTQ people remain at risk of being ❌Fired ❌Evicted ❌Denied services I’m proud to have voted YES for the . It’s long overdue that we guarantee federal protections for LGBTQ people. 🏳️‍🌈
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Nancy Pelosi May 17
For too long, conversations surrounding America’s LGBTQ community have focused on “tolerance.” But tolerance is a condescending word. As we pass the today, we take pride in this community and all they have & will achieve.
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Women's March May 17
It’s International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. What better day than today to pass the , which will provide federal civil rights protections to gay, lesbian, trans, and bi people facing discrimination?
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John Lewis May 17
Today we have the opportunity to send a message, to help end discrimination in our country, and set all of our people free.
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LGBT Equality Caucus May 14
No American should be subject to being fired simply because of who they are or who they love. But for Americans in many states, that is their daily reality. By passing the , we can put an end to this widespread discrimination
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Elijah E. Cummings May 17
It’s unacceptable that LGBTQ Americans still face discrimination in employment, housing, and education in parts of the U.S. Today, I was proud to vote to pass the to ensure that our LGBTQ brothers and sisters receive full civil rights protections.
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TicToc by Bloomberg May 17
"This is not about tolerance. This is about respect." Nancy Pelosi, wearing a rainbow wristband on the House floor, explains why she supports the
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Rep. Lucy McBath May 17
BREAKING: Today we passed the in the House — to ensure all that Americans are treated equally under the law and are able to live free from discrimination. No one should fear losing their housing or their job because of how they identify or who they love.
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Brian Krassenstein May 17
I want to take the time to give these 8 Republicans credit for being the ONLY Republicans to vote with Democrats in favor of the Susan Brooks Mario Diaz-Balart Brian Fitzpatrick Will Hurd John Katko Tom Reed Elise Stefanik Greg Walden RETWEET YOUR THANKS!
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