GOP Congressman Breaks with Party on ENDA, Says People Shouldn't Be Fired for Being Gay: AUDIO
Think Progress caught up with Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) outside the presidential debate on Wednesday and asked Tipton about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) which would prohibit workplace discrimination against LGBT people.
Tipton said he would support ENDA, which the GOP caucus has repeatedly voted down:
"I’m a businessman. When you walk in the door, if you’re able to do the job and you’re focused on your job, that’s all that’s important....I don’t believe we ought to be discriminating against people for their private lives."
Listen, AFTER THE JUMP...