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February 24, 2021

CTIA Statement on the Equality Act .

    CTIA Statement on the Equality Act


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    Kelly Cole
    Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

    WASHINGTON – Please attribute the following to CTIA® Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Kelly Cole.

    “The wireless industry believes in the power of diversity, inclusion and equal rights protections, and we support the reintroduction of the Equality Act which will amend federal civil rights laws to include the LGBTQ community. We thank Senator Merkley and Congressman Cicilline for their leadership in working to safeguard millions of Americans by explicitly prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace, housing and other vital areas.”

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    CTIA® ( represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to lead a 21st century connected life. The association’s members include wireless carriers, device manufacturers, suppliers as well as apps and content companies. CTIA vigorously advocates at all levels of government for policies that foster continued wireless innovation and investment. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices, hosts educational events that promote the wireless industry and co-produces the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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