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Georgia legislators fail HRC’s 112th Congressional Scorecard

U.S. Rep. John Lewis

The Human Rights Campaign today released its bi-annual Congressional Scorecard, a tracker of how members of Congress rate on issues of LGBT equality.

Maureen McCarthy of the HRC writes:

While the American people move forward on issues of equality, the majority of Congress – particularly the House – continues to be out of touch.

The average score of House members was 40 percent and 35 for Senators, down significantly from the 111th Congress.

In the House, 115 members scored 100 percent, including 33 from states with marriage equality and eight from states facing marriage-related ballot measures this November.