Topics :: ENDA

Log Cabin Republicans Join GOP Mayors in Support of ENDA

By EDGE | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
Today Log Cabin Republicans announced a robust list of influential Republican Mayors from across the country who support passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

Polis Seeks to Narrow ENDA's Religious Exemption

By Justin Snow | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.

ENDA Support Falters; GOP Backers Dig In

By Justin Snow | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
After legislation that would prohibit most cases of LGBT workplace discrimination witnessed an exodus of support from several major LGBT-rights groups earlier this week, Republican backers vowed to push forward.

Interfaith Leaders Ask Obama to Not Include Religious Exemption in Executive Order

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
On Tuesday, 100 interfaith leaders signed a letter to President Barack Obama, asking him not to include a religious exemption in the executive order he plans to enact that will bar anti-LGBT workplace discrimination for government contractors.

ENDA Victim of Friendly Fire:: The ACLU & 6 LGBT Orgs Pull Support

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) hit an unexpected stumbling block Tuesday, when six national gay rights organizations led by the ACLU, citing objections to the bill’s religious exemption, publicly withdrew their support for the legislation.

Natl. Gay and Lesbian Task Force Withdrawing Support for ENDA

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Citing concerns over the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund has withdrawn its support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Right Wing Lather Over Anticipated Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers

By EDGE | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
The political and religious right has long been up in arms over what it says is an excessive number of executive orders, but the prospect of an order barring LGBT discrimination by federal contractors is especially galling.

Poll: Americans Erroneously Assume Federal Non-Discrimnation Laws Exist

By EDGE | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
While the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) continues to seek the support of House Republican lawmakers, poll results show that the vast majority of Americans are under the erroneous assumption that such federal protections are already in place.

Coffman Signs On: ENDA Gains One New GOP Co-Sponsor

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
US Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado has added his voice to a few Republicans and 196 Democrats in congressional support of the Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA).

Gay Group Raps White House on Discrimination Order

By Josh Lederman | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group is criticizing the White House for saying that an executive order barring discrimination against federal contractors would be redundant if Congress passes a White House-supported bill.