November 06, 2013

Harry Reid: House Republicans Must 'Capitulate' On ENDA If They Want To Win Elections

WASHINGTON -- On Monday evening, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was about to clear a key hurdle in the Senate. But first, Republicans who opposed the bill were given a chance to voice their criticism on the Senate floor. After all, there had already been speeches from senators who backed the legislation.

But then something surprising happened. When Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who was presiding over the Senate, asked, "Who yields time in opposition?" no one spoke up. Not a single senator took to the floor to give a speech explaining why he or she opposes barring workplace discrimination against LGBT individuals.

Read the entire piece at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/06/house-republicans-enda-harry-reid_n_4226795.html


By:  Amanda Terkel
Source: Huffington Post