STATEMENT: CAP President Neera Tanden on President Obama’s Endorsement of the Equality Act
Washington D.C. — President Barack Obama endorsed the Equality Act today. Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement in response:
Today’s announcement by the White House builds on President Obama’s historic record of leadership on LGBT equality and reflects the growing momentum among elected officials, the business community, and voters of all parties in support of the Equality Act. When the Equality Act becomes law, progress made under President Obama’s leadership will have played an important role in making it so.
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