Dr. Jillian T. Weiss

ND's Senator Kent Conrad: Legislator of the Day

Filed By Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 27, 2009 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Politics, Politics
Tags: employment discrimination, Employment Non-Discrimination Act, ENDA, North Dakota

North Conrad.jpgDakota is a key state in the fight for ENDA.

North Dakota's Senator Kent Conrad may be a supporter of ENDA, but his vote is unconfirmed.

Please call him today to ask for his support of S.1584.

Facts and contact info after the jump.

Senator Kent Conrad is a Democrat who previously voted for the hate crimes bill. According to Wikipedia, Conrad has a mixed record on gay rights. While he personally is opposed to gay marriage, he voted against a proposed constitutional ban on the matter and has supported bills that prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Meanwhile, his cohort, Senator Byron Dorgan, has confirmed his support for the bill, though he is not a co-sponsor.

Last week, Senator Conrad voted to end the Republican filibuster on hate crimes, as well as voting in favor of the hate crimes bill. He also voted for the hate crimes bill in earlier votes. On that, he has been in solid support.

Is he in solid support of ENDA?

If you're not sure what to say when you call, click here for a "Step-by-Step Script For Calling Legislators On ENDA."

You may get a staffer who is unaware of the Senator's position on ENDA. Take a moment to explain what it is, and to ask if he or she can get some information on the Senator's position. Tell us what they said in the comments below.

Senator Conrad:
DC Phone: 202-224-2043
(Toll free DC Capitol line: 866-220-0044)
Fargo 701-232-8030
Minot 701-852-0703
Grand Forks 701-775-9601
Bismarck 701-258-4648)
(Click here for email)

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Dennis Best | October 27, 2009 3:38 PM

Please support ENDA....help bring our country into the new millinium...thanks so much, Dennis Best

brian brown | October 27, 2009 6:05 PM

Please support ENDA our community need protection thoughout our wonderful country