Wednesday, January 05, 2011

LGBT Groups Scale Back Goals in 2011: 265 Anti-Gay Members of Congress

Facing an emboldened Republican House unlikely to consider significant gay rights legislation in 2011, the nation's leading LGBT advocacy organizations are aiming to push for measures that advance pro-equality causes but are a far cry from historic bills like the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
A new analysis by the Human Rights Campaign, the country's largest LGBT advocacy group, argues that the 112th Congress will have 53 more lawmakers unlikely to vote on behalf of advancing gay rights than in the previous session; the Senate will have five more, bringing the total of such members in the new Congress to 265:

1 comment:

libhom said...

We need to keep pushing for ENDA. That kind of struggle will take more than two years.