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Obama To Issue Another LGBT Executive Order For Cash

From a cheering Associated Press:

Obama to sign order extending LGBT protections

By JULIE PACE | June 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of pressure from gay rights groups, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the White House said Monday.

While Obama lacks the authority to extend that protection to all Americans, the order being drafted by the White House would impact about 14 million workers whose employers or states currently do not ban workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals…

The president has resisted signing the order in hopes Congress would pass a broader non-discrimination measure that would apply to nearly all employers. While the Senate passed the legislation last year, the measure has languished in the Republican-led House and there is little sign that lawmakers will take it up in an election year.

So he has had to bypass Congress and just make up some more laws on his own. Poor guy.

The White House’s announcement was a significant victory for gay rights advocates, who widely praised Obama’s decision.

"By issuing an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people, the president will not only create fairer workplaces across the country, he will demonstrate to Congress that adopting federal employment protections for LGBT people is good policy and good for business," said Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign.

Chad Griffin is a major Democrat fundraiser. In fact, Chad is the guy who forced Obama to publicly support gay marriage before he would do any more fundraising for him in the 2008 campaign. So this is just the 2010 version of their quid pro dough.

Officials would not say when Obama would sign the order or why the administration was taking the unusual step of previewing his plans for issuing such a measure.

The announcement comes a day before Obama attends the Democratic National Committee’s annual gay and lesbian fundraiser in New York….

But we will never know why he took "the unusual step of previewing his plans."

This article was posted by Steve on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014. Comments are currently closed.

One Response to “Obama To Issue Another LGBT Executive Order For Cash”

  1. canary says:

    He’s paving the way of crossing t’s for personal gain for he and his companions when he finally get’s his freedom.

    His life-time body guards after leaving office will get to do nothing. I seriously, doubt he’ll have them follow him to
    bath houses and hotels.

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