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July 11, 2013

Human Rights Campaign lobbied for Republican US senators to get behind ENDA

In her speech explaining why she was voting to get the Employment Non-Discrimination Act out of committee, US Senator Lisa Murkowski mentioned the efforts of the Human Rights Campaign.

July 11, 2013

Human Rights Campaign lobbied for Republican US senators to get behind ENDA

In her speech explaining why she was voting to get the Employment Non-Discrimination Act out of committee, US Senator Lisa Murkowski mentioned the efforts of the Human Rights Campaign.

July 10, 2013

ENDA still faces tough fight to achieve full Senate passage

Is the long fight to pass ENDA going to soon end?

The long-stalled Employment Non-Discrimination Act was easily approved this morning by the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions by a vote of 15-7.

The bill will next go before the full Senate for a vote and is going in with some bipartisan support. This will be critical in getting enough Republicans to join the Democratic majority for passage.

July 10, 2013

ENDA still faces tough fight to achieve full Senate passage

Is the long fight to pass ENDA going to soon end?

The long-stalled Employment Non-Discrimination Act was easily approved this morning by the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions by a vote of 15-7.

The bill will next go before the full Senate for a vote and is going in with some bipartisan support. This will be critical in getting enough Republicans to join the Democratic majority for passage.

June 19, 2013

Was influenced by military family headed by two women who opened their doors to foster kids

Alaska's Lisa Murkowski has become the third Republican in the US Senate to publicly support gay marriage.

Murkowski follows in the footsteps of fellow Republicans Rob Portman and Mark Kirk who announced their support for marriage equality earlier this year. Portman's decision was influenced by the fact that he has a gay son.

June 19, 2013

Was influenced by military family headed by two women who opened their doors to foster kids

Alaska's Lisa Murkowski has become the third Republican in the US Senate to publicly support gay marriage.

Murkowski follows in the footsteps of fellow Republicans Rob Portman and Mark Kirk who announced their support for marriage equality earlier this year. Portman's decision was influenced by the fact that he has a gay son.

March 29, 2013

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski says her views on same-sex marriage are evolving just weeks after colleague Senator Rob Portman backs marriage equality

Same-sex marriage may soon have a second Republican supporter in the US Senate after Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski said her views on the issue were evolving.

‘The term “evolving view” has been perhaps overused, but I think it is an appropriate term for me to use,’ Murkowski told the Chugiak Eagle River Star.

‘I think it's important to acknowledge that there is a change afoot in this country in terms of how marriage is viewed.’

March 29, 2013

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski says her views on same-sex marriage are evolving just weeks after colleague Senator Rob Portman backs marriage equality

Same-sex marriage may soon have a second Republican supporter in the US Senate after Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski said her views on the issue were evolving.

‘The term “evolving view” has been perhaps overused, but I think it is an appropriate term for me to use,’ Murkowski told the Chugiak Eagle River Star.

‘I think it's important to acknowledge that there is a change afoot in this country in terms of how marriage is viewed.’