Equality & Civil Rights
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Washington D.C – Today, Congressman Joe Neguse voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law. The Equality Act extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans regarding employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accommodations.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse joins a bipartisan coalition of members of Congress to introduce the Equality Act of 2019. The Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other existing laws to ensure that LGBTQ individuals are afforded the same protections against discrimination as every other American.