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Putting Convicted Pedophiles In Charge Of Daycare Is ‘The Goal’ Of ENDA Says Pastor

by David Badash ● 6:13 PM November 18, 2013
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Conservative Christian Pastor Kevin Swanson says “the goal” of ENDA is putting the convicted pedophiles in charge of the daycares.

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John Boehner: ‘I See No Basis Or No Need’ To Protect LGBT Workers

by David Badash ● 1:02 PM November 14, 2013
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Speaker of the House John Boehner just held a press conference and told America that he sees “no basis or no need” for protecting LGBT workers, calling ENDA “unnecessary.”

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Tammy Baldwin Tells John Boehner ENDA Will Pass: ‘Just Bring It Up For A Vote’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 2:07 PM November 11, 2013
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Tammy Baldwin last week told John Boenher that he he would let ENDA come to the floor for a vow it would pass. “Just bring it up for a vote,” the Democrat from Wisconsin urged.

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NOM Co-Founder Calls Only GOP Senator To Speak Against ENDA ‘A Profile In Courage’

by David Badash ● 4:17 PM November 8, 2013
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Maggie Gallagher called U.S. Senator Dan Coats, Republican of Indiana, a “profile in courage” for being the only member of the Senate GOP to speak on the floor yesterday against the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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Watch: Elizabeth Warren Calls ENDA ‘A Measure Of Who We Are As A People’

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM November 8, 2013
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Senator Elizabeth Warren is also Professor Elizabeth Warren and she spoke beautifully about ENDA this week, calling it “a law that is a measure of who we are as a people and what kind of world we want to build.”

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Gays ‘Contradict The Very Most Deeply Held Religious Beliefs’ Of Employers Says GOP Senator

by David Badash ● 7:09 PM November 7, 2013
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Gay people “contradict” the “very most deeply held religious beliefs” of employers, U.S. Senator Dan Coats, Republican of Indiana, said on the floor of the Senate today.

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Senate Just Passed ENDA — How Did Your Senators Vote? Here’s The Full List.

by David Badash ● 4:48 PM November 7, 2013
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Today, the Senate passed ENDA. All Democrats except one voted “yea” and ten Republican Senators crossed the aisle to stand on the right side of history with them. How did your Senators do?

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Breaking: In Historic Vote, Senate Passes ENDA 64-32

by David Badash ● 2:11 PM November 7, 2013
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In an historic vote not taken since 1996, the U.S. Senate just voted on and passed ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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Breaking: Senate Defeats Toomey Increased Religious Exemptions Amendment For ENDA

by David Badash ● 12:22 PM November 7, 2013
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The U.S. Senate defeated the Toomey Amendment, which would have vastly increased the number of businesses entitled to receive religious exemptions from ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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Watch Live Now: Senate ENDA Debate And Vote

by David Badash ● 11:52 AM November 7, 2013
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Right now, the U.S. Senate is debating the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The Toomey Amendment, which would include large and unacceptable religious exemptions, is being debated now. Watch live.

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As Senate Nears ENDA Vote Today, McCain Teases A Yes Vote, Rubio An Absolute No

by David Badash ● 9:23 AM November 7, 2013
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Senator John McCain is strongly suggesting he will vote for the anti-discrimination bill, but Senator Marco Rubio is an absolute “no” vote on today’s ENDA legislation.

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US Catholic Bishops: ENDA ‘Legally Affirms’ Adultery, Gay Marriage, Threatens Religious Liberty

by David Badash ● 12:33 PM November 5, 2013
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Timothy Dolan’s US Conference of Catholic Bishops says they don’t support discrimination, but they oppose ENDA because it “legally affirms’ adultery, gay marriage, threatens religious liberty.”

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Did Your Senators Just Vote For Or Against ENDA? Here’s The Complete List

by David Badash ● 8:01 PM November 4, 2013
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The U.S Senate just voted to begin debate on ENDA. Needing 60 votes to avoid a GOP filibuster, the vote was exceptionally close — just 61-30. How did your Senators vote?

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Breaking: ENDA Passes Key ‘Historic’ US Senate Vote

by David Badash ● 6:33 PM November 4, 2013
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ENDA passed a key Senate procedural vote early this evening, avoiding a GOP filibuster, and making its full passage through the Senate likely.