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The Equality Act is a federal bill which seeks to add protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity to existing civil rights laws.The bill cleared the House last month and President Donald Trump has signaled his opposition to passage.When Gallup asked, "Do you think new civil rights laws are needed to reduce discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people, or not?" 53 percent of respondents answered yes, while 46 percent answered no.In 2017, 51 percent...

Roger Severino, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, said that the change would eliminate language put in place as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) that defined "sex" to include gender identity.'When Congress prohibited sex discrimination, it did so according to the plain meaning of the term, and we are making our regulations conform," Severino said in a statement. "We have concluded in our most recent filing with the court that discrimination on...

Eight Republicans joined Democrats to approve the bill by a vote of 236-173.The Equality Act seeks to add protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity to existing civil rights laws.On Monday, the Trump administration said that the president is opposed to the legislation.Out Representative David Cicilline of Rhode Island called passage "truly historic.""The American people think it's time to protect the LGBTQ community," Cicilline said. "There is nothing more central to the idea of America than the...

Lipinski, the only House Democrat to not co-sponsor the Equality Act, made the announcement in a speech on the House floor."All Americans deserve equal treatment under the law and should have these rights protected, including individuals in the LGBT community," Lipinski said. "At the same time, the free exercise of religious belief is a core ideal of our country, protected in the Constitution and through federal law.""It is critical to ensure that religious freedom stands a chance to be fully...

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