US Senate approves Employment Non-Discrimination Act
For the first time in the history, the U.S. Senate has approved a landmark bill on the 7th of Nov’ 13 – the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), that would ban discrimination against the homosexual community including the lesbian, gay and transgender community at workplaces.
The federal lawmakers for the first time have taken the initiative to support the homosexual rights. This initiative came after the revoking the military’s ban on gay men and women in 2010.
The final vote was 64-32 passing the ENDA act to the House of Representatives. Fifty four Senate democrats, 10 republicans and there were surprise ‘’aye’’ votes by John McCain and Jeff Flake, Continue reading