President Barack Obama last week. The White House announced his intent to sign an executive order on LGBT discrimination.
The president has resisted signing the order in hopes Congress would pass a broader non-discrimination measureThe 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.
RT if you agree: Banning federal contractors from discriminating against #LGBT workers is the right thing to do for America and our economy.— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 16, 2014
Gay rights groups celebrate
Have not seen one GOP statement in opposition to Obama's ENDA executive order news. Am i missing something here?— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) June 16, 2014