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GOP blocks House bill to ban race-based hair discrimination

Summary by Ground News
House Democrats fail to pass legislation to ban discrimination against people with hairstyles associated with a particular race or national origin. The lawmakers on Monday voted 235-188 in favor of the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act. It did not attract enough Republican votes to secure the super-majority needed to approve the legislation.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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GOP blocks House bill to ban race-based hair discrimination

The House fell short of passing legislation on Monday that would prohibit discrimination against people with hair styles associated with a particular race or national origin.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Republicans Block Bill Banning Racist Hair Discrimination

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman vowed to bring the Crown Act back up for a vote in the coming weeks, saying Black people have “the right to live as their authentic selves.”

4 months ago·United States
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House Dems fail to pass bill banning discrimination against natural hairstyles

House Democrats have failed to pass legislation to ban discrimination against people with hairstyles that are commonly associated with a particular race or national origin.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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4 months ago·Washington, United States
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House GOP Blocks Bill to Ban Racial Discrimination

“Late Monday, the House tried to use fast-track procedures to pass a bill barring race-based discrimination against Black people for how they wear their hair. It prevailed 235-188, but that’s short of the 2/3 margin needed to pass it,” Politico reports.“Just 15 House Republicans voted yes. That’s despite the fact the bill passed by voice vote in September 2020.”

4 months ago·New York, United States
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