Topic: District of Columbia
Resolution to Kill D.C. LGBT Rights Bill Introduced in House Washington Blade • April 16, 2015 Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) introduced a resolution in the U.S. House on Tuesday calling on Congress to disapprove a bill passed by the D.C. City Council and signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser that would ban discrimination against LGBT students attending religious schools. Read more here.
Sen. Ted Cruz Seeks to Upend D.C. Laws on Contraception Coverage, Gay Rights Washington Post • March 18, 2015 Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), a conservative torchbearer and potential presidential contender, turned his attention to local D.C. politics Wednesday by introducing a measure in Congress to upend one new city law regarding discrimination over reproductive health decisions and another to keep religiously af