Colorado Democrats Applaud House Passage of the Equality Act

Colorado Democrats Applaud House Passage of the Equality Act

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Denver, CO – The Colorado Democratic Party released the following statement applauding the House’s passage of the Equality Act — legislation that would codify civil rights protections for people to prevent discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

“No person should ever feel unsafe, be fired from their job, or denied goods and services simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Here in Colorado, we went from the hate state to the great state by passing comprehensive legislation to ensure LGBTQ Coloradans’ civil rights are protected like everyone else, and it is past time for the federal government to catch up,” said Morgan Carroll, Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party.

“I am so proud of our Colorado Democrats in the U.S. House who passed the Equality Act today, and I look forward to the Democratic-led U.S. Senate to passing it as well so President Biden can sign it into law. It’s time,” Carroll concluded.

Colorado’s four Democratic U.S. House members are all co-sponsors of the Equality Act