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U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick one of three in GOP to vote to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

1 month ago   |   By The Morning Call

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County was one of just three Republicans in the U.S. House to vote with Democrats who passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws.
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House passes Equality Act over GOP objections about transgender sports

House passes Equality Act over GOP objections about transgender sports

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

House Democrats joined by three Republicans on Thursday approved the Equality Act, which aims to expand anti-discrimination laws to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people - but over conservative objections about the possible impact of trans athletes in student sports. The bill passed 224-206 and was touted by Democrats as a historic stride toward...
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House passes Equality Act which would expand LGBTQ protections

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The House on Thursday passed legislation that would extend existing civil rights law to include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics.
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House votes to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
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House passes Equality Act, voting to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

House passes Equality Act, voting to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

The Equality Act amends existing civil rights law to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identification as protected characteristics.
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