Wednesday, June 18, 2014


On Monday, President Barack Obama let it be known that he planned to sign an executive order to prohibit federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Why now? To cover up his failures in Iran and Iraq. 

Obama’s commitment to sign the order comes on the eve of a New York fundraiser Tuesday night for the D.N.C. given by gay supporters of the President, at which he is scheduled to speak. It also comes in June, during gay-pride month, when the White House has often made big gay-rights announcements. The executive order would give federal-contractor workers protections on par with those that prohibit discrimination based on race, gender, and the other more traditional factors. The order would cover twenty-eight million people over all, according to Politico.
Many companies that do business with the government already have such protections in place, as do some states and municipalities. But more than half of the states have no protection for gay workers—meaning that a person can be fired for being gay in most states and have no legal recourse.

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