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Topic: ENDA to be separated into two bills

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Subject: ENDA to be separated into two bills
Date Posted: 10/1/2007 8:27 AM ET
Member Since: 11/10/2006
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One addresses sexual orientation; one gender identity....


Date Posted: 10/1/2007 4:44 PM ET
Member Since: 12/6/2006
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I'm happy to read the inclusion of "sexual orientation" being as a US-wide protected class from employment discrimination, as this would save a lot of work at the grassroots level.

However, I am very sadened to read the continued musunderstanding of gender identity from even our supposed more enlightened members of Congress.

Anyway, I am looking forward to electing, or having, a President who doesn't campaign against Gay Equality.

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 10/2/2007 4:55 AM ET
Member Since: 9/5/2005
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Thanks for posting this Charlie.   I am very proud of my representative, David Wu, for being very supportive of all issues related to human rights.  Time for me to draft another letter....

Date Posted: 10/2/2007 8:38 AM ET
Member Since: 12/1/2005
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I just wish they hadn't split them into 2 different ones.  Discrimination is still descrimination.

Date Posted: 10/4/2007 4:17 PM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2006
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Info & talking points so you can call your congress peeps!