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Rep. Ted Deutch Cointroduces Bill Banning Discrimination Due to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Washington, DC | Jul 23, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-21) joined Rep. David Cicilline (RI-1) as an original cosponsor of the Equality Act, legislation that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans in public accommodations, housing, employment, and other core areas of daily life. The Equality Act would amendment the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. “Like so many Americans, I was overjoyed by the recent Supreme Court decision bringing marriage equality to all 50 states,” said Congressman Ted Deutch. “Yet we must not forget that in many states, it is still entirely legal to fire someone, deny them housing, turn them down for a loan ...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
7/29 H.R. 1994 Nay
7/29 H.R. 1994 Aye
7/29 H.R. 3236 Yea
7/29 H.R. 1300 Yea
7/29 H.Res. 388 No
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