With the Democrats in control of Congress, it was inevitable that a new push to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would occur. ENDA would add "sexual orientation" to race, sex, age, etc. as a basis for a federal prohibition against employment discrimination, in both the public and private sectors. In its latest incarnation, the legislation would also outlaw discrimination based on "gender identity," defined as "the gender-related identity, appearance, or mannerisms or other gender-related characteristics of an individual, with or without regard to the individual's designated sex at birth."
As Roger Clegg explains, ENDA has always been a bad idea, and the current version is even worse.
How often have we heard that the solution to all our problems is just to trust big business...
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