ENDA Likely To Run Aground In The House

Law360, San Diego (November 07, 2013, 11:10 PM ET) -- A measure that aims to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from discrimination won enough support Thursday to clear the U.S. Senate, but lawyers say a contentious gender identity provision and a religious employer exemption that some Republicans criticize as too limited will likely doom the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the GOP-controlled House of Representatives.

In a 64-32 vote, the Senate passed the bill, which would bar employers from firing, refusing to hire, or discriminating against employees or job applicants on the basis of their...
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