Senate to consider legislation for employment rights for gays, lesbians

Senate to consider legislation for employment rights for gays, lesbians

WAP2002042493 - WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., Wade Henderson, executive director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and Rev. Welton Gaddy, executive director of the Interfaith Alliance, left to right, hail the progress on a bill that would prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation during a news conference on April 24, 2002, on Capitol Hill. The bill is expected to go before the Senate for a vote sometime this summer. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI.. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI