Remember the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, that dinosaur of a bill that Congress has been kicking around for the past century (give or take a few years)? Well, President Barack Hussein Obama does as he reminded us on Twitter on Sunday:
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 8, 2013
The last we heard from ENDA, it was headed to the Senate after passing committee for the first time in 11 years thanks to some good ole bipartisan hand-holding. With Congress back from summer vacation, Barry wants to drum up as much support as possible with a petition asking you — yes, you — to stand up against discrimination:
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act has bipartisan support in Congress. It’s time to put aside politics and extend basic workplace protections for LGBT Americans.
It’s kinda been that time for a while, but we’ll have to wait and see if Congress agrees…on anything.