Results tagged “enda” from Last Word

"Congress has not passed ENDA because including accommodations for gender-confused adults in these types of laws and regulations violates privacy, degrades morality, and censors free speech." -- Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, "an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family," in a press release. ENDA, the Employment ... [Read]

"If you think about it, it’s outrageous we’re even debating this subject. I really mean it. I mean it’s almost beyond belief that today, in 2014, I could say to you, as your employee in so many states, you’re fired, because of who you love." -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a speech at a Human Rights Campaign gala ... [Read]

"America is a place where the freedom to be who you are shouldn’t be a barrier to your ability to get a job and provide for your family." -- Paul Singer, billionaire hedge fund founder and Republican donor, regarding his $375,000 donation to help push the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) which would help stop discrimination against LGBT ... [Read]

Melissa Harris Perry presented a panel on MSNBC today to discuss transgender issues. Perry said she had decided to be a "better cis ally for the work of trans communities" after watching a hate crime online that involved "a group of African-American teens savagely beating a trans woman in a fast-food restaurant." She was joined today by Mara Keisling, Kate ... [Read]