October 21, 2011

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) announced that the committee today reported the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act of 2011 -- a mark-up that did not contain either of two anti-bullying bills pushed by LGBT advocates.
The two amendments that advocates had been hoping to have been added to the bill are the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) and Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA). The SSIA, co-introduced by Sens....