1st active NFL player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders’ Carl Nassib is receiving praise from the league and fellow players for his personal disclosure.
2:14 | 06/22/21

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All right, we turn now to ABC's Ike ejiochi in Washington D.C. With the latest headlines. Good afternoon, Ike. . Amy, always great to see you. We're going to start with the vote on voting rights taking center stage at the capitol, that big senate vote later today just to start the debate but it's facing major hurdles. Expected to fail. The key procedural vote could shed new light on where certain senators stand and re-ignite debate on blowing up the filibuster. President Biden works behind the scenes on lawmakers on this and compromises on the infrastructure. And the new public push for the expanded child tax credit. In July, eligible families could start receiving up to $3600 for each child under 6. $3,000 for each child age 6 to 17. The white house urging families to sign up. This benefit could cut child poverty nationally in half. And a veteran police officer is among the dead, in a shootout at a busy shopping district outside Denver, a good samaritan and the alleged gunman also killed. Shoppers scrambling for safety as shots rang out. That incident under investigation today. To history on the pro football field. Las Vegas raider Carl nassib becoming the first active NFL player to come out as gay. The 28-year-old defensive lineman saying that he wants to help cultivate a culture of compassion in this country. He's donating $100,000 to the Trevor project. Which helps young lgbtq-plus people in despair. Receiving a lot of praise from the league and many others for his personal disclosure. And police with a real-life warning for fans of a popular TV show. Some fans obsessed with actress Kate winslet's HBO series, they've been apparently trespassing on private property in Delaware county, Pennsylvania, the home owner of that house, they say fans have been out on her property and police are now warning trespassers, please, cut it out, it's just a TV show. It's a great TV show. I loved it. All right, Ike, thank you very

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