7 Things Ted Kennedy Would Say to Pass ENDA

Though he did not live to see its passage, the late senator championed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act for decades. Here are seven quotes from Kennedy that reflect his work and passion.

BY Daniel Reynolds

November 06 2013 5:30 AM ET

“I hope for an America where we can all contend freely and vigorously, but where we will treasure and guard those standards of civility, which alone make this nation safe for both democracy and diversity.” —“Truth and Tolerance in America.” Speech. Lynchburg, Va. October 2, 1983.