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Archives: Federal Legislation & Policy

Welcome to the NCLR Resistance

The current administration and Congress have shown a dangerous lack of regard for if not outright hostility towards core American...


Legislation: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act Of 2010

On December 22, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act (Repeal), which allowed...


Legislation: Reuniting Families Act (RFA)

The Reuniting Families Act (RFA) is an amendment to the Immigration and Nationality Act that would offer a more comprehensive...


Legislation: Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)

NCLR is strongly committed to passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would provide federal protections against employment discrimination for...


Policy: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to allow undocumented young people...


Legislation: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

NCLR is committed to comprehensive and humane immigration reform that provides a pathway forward for the 11 million undocumented people...


Legislation/Policy: Addressing Violence Against LGBT People

NCLR is committed to addressing and decreasing violence against LGBT people, particularly violence that disproportionately impacts women and transgender people...


Legislation: The Student Non-Discrimination Act and the Safe Schools Improvement Act

In response to a number of tragic recent instances of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment against young people – too many...


Policy: Federal LGBT Equal Access Rule

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is committed to increasing access to fair housing for the LGBT community across the...


Policy: Federal Hospital Visitation Rule

The National Center for Lesbian Rights was a lead partner with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on...


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