Gay Bias Ban Unlikely To Fly With House Lawmakers

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 6:43 PM EDT) -- U.S. lawmakers on Thursday reintroduced a long-pending bill that would bar employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but attorneys say that despite increasing momentum in favor of gay rights, the legislation is unlikely to garner the support it needs to win approval from the conservative-leaning House.

Bipartisan coalitions in both chambers introduced the latest iteration of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit intentional employment discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity, essentially making sexual...
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