Quantcast
Home / News Stories / McEachin’s gay rights bill killed in House (access required)

McEachin’s gay rights bill killed in House (access required)

A Republican-controlled House subcommittee has killed legislation that would have banned job discrimination against gay state employees. The bill died on an unrecorded show-of-hands vote Tuesday evening. Democratic Sen. Donald McEachin of Richmond sponsored the bill after new Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell’s executive order against job discrimination omitted protections for people based on sexual orientation. Orders by two ...

Leave a Reply