Sen. Whitehouse Statement on Passage of ENDA

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) released the statement below regarding the Senate’s vote to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which will protect LGBT workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation:

“No one should fear persecution at work because of who they love. I was proud to join my colleagues in supporting this legislation to provide important workplace protections for LGBT Americans, and I hope the House of Representatives will soon pass it as well.”