The National LGBTQ Task Force and the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is sustaining a decades long movement standing up for equity and liberation for all LGBTQ people in America.
How to Act Now
On February 25th, the Equality Act passed out of the House by a vote of 224 – 206, with bipartisan support! Thank you to the Congressmembers who voted in support of federal nondiscrimination protections. Senator Jeff Merkley and 48 cosponsors introduced the Senate companion bill, S. 393, on February 23rd. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on March 17th on the Equality Act. Please act now by contacting your Senator and urging them to vote for the Equality Act!
The EACH Woman Act is a bold effort to reverse the Hyde Amendment’s ban on abortion coverage through Medicaid. Pro-choice lawmakers in both chambers of Congress introduced legislation on March 12, 2019 to block the Hyde Amendment and other bans on insurance coverage for abortion care.