Lawmakers introducing Equality Act

Equality Act Gets Historic Amount Of Congressional Support

It seeks to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include gender identity and sexual orientation.

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0:43A mural of Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food Mart.
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Baton Rouge Police Avoid Federal Charges For Alton Sterling's Death

1:2315-year-old, Jordan Edwards, shot and killed by police
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Texas Officer Fired After He Shot And Killed An Unarmed 15-Year-Old

1:19New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a pre-kindergarten class.
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New York City Will Soon Offer Free Preschool For 3-Year-Olds

0:38Drugs collected at 2017 Drug Take-Back Day
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Why The Government Wants Your Old Prescription Drugs

0:54Fanned-out money
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Judging Yourself By Your Income Could Be Unhealthy

1:13Charmaine Yoest
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Anti-Abortion Activist Gets A Top Post At Department Of Health

1:32Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke
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Sheriff Clarke's Jail Under Investigation After Inmate Dies Of Thirst

0:53Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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Judge Blocks Order From Causing 'Irreparable Harm' To Sanctuary Cities

1:29Liberty Place Monument in New Orleans
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New Orleans Begins Controversial Removal Of Confederate Statues

1:11Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill washes ashore in Alabama
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Americans Would Be Willing To Pay $17B To Fix Deepwater Horizon Damage

0:54Ann Coulter
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University Cancels Speech After A Judge Forces Another To Allow One

Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Politicians: You Don't Get To Deny Science

0:48A portrait of a survivor of gun violence
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These Photos Show Gun Violence Survivors Are More Than Just Statistics

1:11Man being deported by ICE
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First DREAMer To Be Deported Sues Trump Administration

0:56Dance instructors show traditional Native American moves
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A Native American Tribe Promotes Wellness Through Powwow Dance Videos

0:58Tax day demonstrations in NYC
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#TaxDay Demonstrations In Several Cities Get A Presidential Response

0:49Inmate at detention center.
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Over 700 Immigration Detainees Went On A Hunger Strike

1:25Planned Parenthood clinic
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Trump Just Opened The Door To Defund Planned Parenthood

1:47A person waves a pride flag.
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Lawmakers In North Carolina Want To Ban Same-Sex Marriage

1:54Exterior of Human Rights Campaign headquarters.
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The Future Of The Human Rights Campaign's Fight Is Interconnected

0:43Dylann Roof stands during a video conference.
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Dylann Roof Pleads Guilty, Avoids Second Trial For Charleston Murders

1:02Elementary School students eating lunches in 2006
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This State Will No Longer Let Schools Shame Students For Lunch Debts

0:51Coal power plant
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States' Wealthiest Consumers Might Be Driving Carbon Emissions

1:04A protester holds up his hands as police in riot gear pass.
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Department Of Justice Aims To Halt Baltimore Policing Overhaul

0:57A same-sex marriage supporter waves a pride flag.
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Court Says The Civil Rights Act Bars LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

1:09Duke and North Carolina play in the ACC Basketball Tournament in New York City.
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With The 'Bathroom Bill' Repealed, North Carolina Gets Basketball Back

1:02Equal pay rally
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Equal Pay Day Is April 4 This Year— Here's Why That Matters

1:26President Donald Trump on the campaign trail.
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A Physical Fight At A Trump Campaign Rally Is Now A Legal Fight

0:53Planned Parenthood supporters
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States Could Soon Choose To Block Some Funding For Planned Parenthood

1:43Bathroom sign
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To Some, North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Repeal Isn't A Repeal At All