November 5, 2013
Having secured critical support in the Senate on Monday, backers of a bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity appear to have enough votes to pass the legislation in the U.S. Senate. If it then receives a ‘yea’ vote in the House of Representatives, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, called ENDA, would encode workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans into federal law.
The bill faces steep odds in the House, however. Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) has objected to the measure, stating that it would incite a wave of lawsuits from individuals who feel they’ve experienced discrimination at work because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!
Attention, all DTV broadcasters! It’s that time of year again. Your Form 317 is due at the FCC by December 1.Posted on November 20, 2014
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, speaking at a Media Institute Awards banquet Tuesday evening, said the First Amendment "is regularly under assault...Posted on November 20, 2014
The Internet has been talking about President Obama’s stance on net neutrality...Posted on November 20, 2014
When paramedic Akiva Pollack entered Bnei Torah Kehillat Ya’akov synagogue in Jerusalem...Posted on November 20, 2014