FEDERAL DAILY ACTION: TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018
CALL or RESISTBOT: Demand the census count our LGBTQ+ population.
By Nancy Levine
The once-a-decade United States Census provides policymakers with essential information about the demographic makeup of our nation. Census counts inform everything from allocation of federal funding to states to enforcement of anti-discrimination laws like the Fair Housing Act. Additionally, public health and social science researchers use census data…
Advocates are calling for a congressional oversight hearing after LGBTQ questions were quickly removed from a draft of the 2020 Census.