After Illinois Congresswoman Marie Newman placed a transgender flag outside of her office and advocated for the Equality Act on the House floor, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene posted an anti-transgender sign outside of her office – directly across the hall from Newman’s. Rep. Newman joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss the historic passing of the Equality Act, which prohibits discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and the controversy with Greene. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 02/25/2021.
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