Read the latest news about ENDA, or the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which is legislation that would proscribe discrimination against LGBT individuals in the workplace and throughout the hiring process for companies in the United States. Various forms of ENDA have been debated in Congress since 1994, with evolving language that included protections gender identity as well as sexual orientation. The late Ted Kennedy was a longtime advocate of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, as well as openly gay politician Barney Frank.

Alex Wagner talks about the ruling and workplace discrimination with Sen. Mark Udall and James Esseks of the ACLU.

July 11 2014 8:24 PM

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

July 11 2014 5:00 AM

When given the opportunity to discriminate against LGBT workers, the ACLU says, too many employers will take it.

July 10 2014 6:06 AM

Freedom to Work names members of Congress who might be interested in cosponsoring ENDA, including conservative Democrats, liberal Republicans, and a retiring representative who could go rogue.

July 10 2014 5:00 AM

The ACLU is one of a handful of organizations that say they will also drop support for the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

July 08 2014 4:23 PM Updated

Has the Hobby Lobby ruling compromised the strength of ENDA?

July 08 2014 12:02 PM

In the study, two fake résumés were sent to employers, and the applicant with a history of LGBT activism got fewer responses despite listing more qualifications.

July 05 2014 6:07 AM

Liberal Christian Jim Wallis has drafted a letter supporting broad religious exemptions in President Obama's planned antidiscrimination order — but now he says he may not send it.

July 04 2014 2:38 PM

Fallout from the Hobby Lobby ruling is happening fast.

July 03 2014 10:47 AM

We've shed tears of joy at your positive moves, Mr. President, but the time to finish the job on equality is now.

July 03 2014 4:00 AM