California (USA)

Assembly Joint Resolution No. 43 has been described as a Gay Bill of Rights.

WHEREAS, The United States was founded as a democratic nation, and our country’s Declaration of Independence states that, “All men are created equal”; and

WHEREAS, A central tenet of the law of the United States is the principle of equal protection and nondiscrimination under the law; and

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California (USA)

California Assembly Joint Resolution 43 calls upon Congress and the President of the United States to pass legislation that expressly includes sexual orientation and gender identity in all federal antidiscrimination laws.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST: AJR 43, Lara. Sexual orientation and gender identity.

This measure would make findings concerning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals, and would call upon Congress and the President of the United States to pass legislation that expressly includes sexual orientation and gender identity in all federal antidiscrimination laws.

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