Anti-bias gay rights employment bill clears first major hurdle in the Senate

  • by: DONNA CASSATA , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 4, 2013 - 7:50 PM

WASHINGTON — The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after the law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriage.

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