Center for American Progress

STATEMENT: CAP President Neera Tanden on President Obama’s Endorsement of the Equality Act
Press Statement

STATEMENT: CAP President Neera Tanden on President Obama’s Endorsement of the Equality Act

Press Contacts

  • Tom Caiazza

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.

For more information on this topic or to speak with an expert, contact Tom Caiazza at tcaiazza@americanprogress.org or 202.481.7141.

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