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  •  I think this is the next step, after marriage (0+ / 0-)

    equality and DOMA. Re marriage equality, public opinion has already shifted but the laws have not kept pace. The step after that is repealing DOMA, which mandates discrimination against federal employees who are gay. Again I think the public is there but the Congress isn't yet. Adding protection of LGBT people to Title VII is logical and necessary but I think that is the next hurdle after we have gotten mandatory discrimination currently enshrined in law removed.

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