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THE HOUSE PASSES THE EQUALITY ACT...

The House voted 224-206 on Thursday to pass the Equality Act, which would expand federal protections for LGBTQ people by prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Why it matters: The legislation passed in the House in May 2019, but never reached the Republican-controlled Senate under former President Trump. Democratic leaders believe there is a chance to pass the act into law this year with a 50-50 split in the Senate, but it is uncertain whether enough Republicans will support the bill for it to move forward.
Context: The bill would amend laws including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to explicitly include protections for LGBTQ people....
https://www.axios.com/equality-act-lgbtq-discrimination-house-5d69118f-1b71-48ff-97e9-646b18b4e2ab.html

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Lameck Nandwa
about 1 month

@Zara Letsie yes..real hard..

Zara Letsie
about 1 month

WOW! LET US PRAY TO BLOCK THIS!!!