Schumer Discusses Equality Act at Virtual Town Hall

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, New York’s senior senator, wants voters to put heat on lawmakers to pass the Equality Act, a bill that would solidify comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans.

“You don’t leave bigotry up to the states,” Schumer said on April 8 during a virtual town hall meeting on the Equality Act. “You try and stomp it out.”

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