June 28, 2012

Discrimination inaction by Obama claimed by Gay rights activists

Gay rights activists are claiming inaction by Obama’s decision not to sign an executive order which would ban workplace discrimination of gay, lesbian and transgender federal contractors.  Gay activists believe the move was politically calculated.    The proposed Executive Order would have prohibited federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation. President Lyndon Johnson first signed an Executive Order in 1965 which banned federal contractors from discrimination based on race, religion and gender. This […]