The EqualityGiving.org, and ActonPrinciples.org are supporting a new initiative called The American Equality Bill (AEB), designed to amend 7 laws currently on the books at the national level. They are:

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYMENT

1. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity,” along side “race, color, sex, national origin, and religion,” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Title VII) provisions pertaining to private-sector employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

2. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity,” along side “race, color, sex, national origin, and religion,” in the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, the Government Employee Rights Act of 1991, the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, and 3 U.S.C. 411 (a)(1) pertaining to government employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN HOUSING

3. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity,” along side “race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or nation origin,” in The Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 3601, et. seq.) pertaining to the sale or rental of housing, real-estate transactions and brokerage services.

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS

4. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity” along side “race, color, religion or national origin” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Title II, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 2000e et. seq.) pertaining to places of public accommodation.

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLIC FACILITIES

5. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity,” along side “race, color, religion or national origin,” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Title VII, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 2000e et. seq.) pertaining to the use of public facilities.

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN ACCESS TO CREDIT

6. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity” along side “race, color, religion, national origin, sex or marital status, or age” in The Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. Sec. 1691, et. seq.) pertaining to access to credit.

NON-DISCRIMINATION IN FEDERALLY FUNDED PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES

7. The inclusion of “sexual orientation and gender identity” along side “race, color, or national origin” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Title VI, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 2000d), pertaining to all federally funded programs (reaching deep into health care, HIV, adoption, etc.), subject to exemptions for religious organizations.

Get involved.  Fan them on your Facebook page, write your Congress Critters, inform your State Representatives that this is the direction of our movement and that anything less will not be acceptable, or they will be voted out.  Either come with us, or be left in the dust of history.

FAN THEM HERE: http://bit.ly/AEBnow

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