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posted Friday, November 8 2013 - Volume 41 Issue 45
Baldwin urges Boehner to allow ENDA vote
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Baldwin urges Boehner to allow ENDA vote

by Shaun Knittel- SGN Associate Editor

Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin, the first openly Gay person to be elected to the U.S. Senate, has offered a direct message to the man in charge of the House of Representatives - where she served from 1999 to 2013 - regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Speaking with MSNBC on November 7, just moments before casting her final vote in favor of ENDA, Baldwin delivered a straightforward plea to House Speaker John Boehner, who has said he believes ENDA would lead to 'frivolous litigation' and hurt small businesses. Boehner also incorrectly claimed that it was already illegal to fire people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

'On the procedural side, I'd say what we said during the shutdown: Just bring it up for a vote,' Baldwin demanded. 'Because I feel that the House, if given the opportunity to vote up or down against discrimination in employment against the LGBT community, that we'd win that vote. We'd win that day. And so that's what I'd say to Speaker Boehner: Just give it an up-or-down vote.'

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