Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--July 24, 2015. Today, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) joined Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) to introduce the Equality Act, legislation to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals in public accommodations, housing, employment, and many other areas.
“It is crucial that we build upon the victories we saw for LGBT Americans last month in the Supreme Court,” said Duckworth. “While LGBT Americans gained the right to marry, it is still unacceptable that they can be fired from their job, evicted from their home and discriminated against simply because of who they love. It is time . . .