Cosponsor the Protecting Independent Contractors from Discrimination Act of 2018

Please become a cosponsor of the Protecting Independent Contractors from Discrimination Act of 2018 (H.R. 4972), which would extend to independent contractors the same federal antidiscrimination protections enjoyed by employees.  This bill would extend the
antidiscrimination protections of the following statutes, which apply to employees, to independent contractors: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section
505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

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Prevent the Spread of Hate Crimes Through Social Media: Cosponsor H.R. 4527 – the Stop HATE Act

Members of Congress have a responsibility to support and defend the First Amendment. Yet, it is also our duty to prevent its use from inflicting physical or emotional harm on other Americans. As we have seen, most recently in Charlottesville, VA and Shelbyville,
TN, hate groups have used online platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit to spread their hateful message around the country. It is time we understand how we can address the rise of hate crimes and prevent them from harming others.

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