STATEMENT FROM MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL ON THE SENATE APPROVAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT’S NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT

The Senate’s approval of the Employment’s Non-Discrimination Act sends the message loud and clear that it is unacceptable for any employers to discriminate against employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. This is a milestone not only for the LGBT community, but for human rights, and I would like to applaud the Senate for voting with their conscience on an issue that has real, human implications on countless Americans.