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LGBT discrimination bill moves forward in Senate on key vote
LGBT discrimination bill moves forward in Senate on key vote

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bill that would ban hiring and employment discrimination against LGBT individuals, will proceed in the Senate after 61 senators voted for a cloture motion that will lead to a final vote on the bill. Maryland Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin were among the legislators to vote "yes" on cloture, which limits the amount of time ENDA can be debated before a final vote on the measure is eventually held. Seven Republicans voted in support of the bill: ENDA co-sponsors Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois and Susan Collins of Maine, as well as Sens. Rob Portman (Ohio), Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), Dean Heller, (Nev.) Pat Toomey (Pa.) and Orrin...

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