The US House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, which seeks to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, which extends the rights of LGBT people. The Republican Party has expressed concerns about it, including the effect of law on mathematics – read on Fox News News portal site.
The bill passed 224 to 206, with three Republicans joining the Democrats in the vote.
„Expecting the gay community is enough“
Rep. Ceclin, who openly said she was warm in favor of passing the bill, said before the vote. “It is time to bestow the blessings of freedom and equality to all Americans, regardless of who they love and who they love.he added.
The Equality Act updates existing civil and labor laws to enhance protection for the LGBTQ community. The protection will cover a wide range of categories, from education to housing to credit and other areas.
The House of Representatives had already debated the same measure in 2019, but failed to pass it through the then-majority Republican Senate. Republicans and religious groups opposed the bill widely, arguing that the changes could harm the religious beliefs of some citizens.
In June 2019, Joe Biden identified the adoption of the Equality Act as one of the top priorities for his election as president.
Opponents have also raised concerns about the bill’s potential impact on women’s sports.
According to the Republican Party, the participation of transgender youth in girls’ sports can be harmful to competition.
Biden Survey of Women – among other things, this hashtag expressed their displeasure with the decree signed by the President of the United States in a hurry to take action – we wrote In our previous article.
The article reads that the implementing regulations signed by Joe Biden to prevent discrimination based on sexual identity or sexual orientation have caused widespread resentment and dissatisfaction, particularly because of its implications for mathematics.
Christiana Holcombe, an advisor to the Freedom Defense Coalition, said:
These are frightening prospects for the future of women’s sport.
Biden also changed the rules in the military on this issue Male, female, transgender: Biden and Austin “open up” the army You can read more in our article.
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