Obama Won’t Sign Gay Nondiscrimination Order

Politico.com reports that White House officials announced to gay groups at a 3 PM meeting yesterday that no executive order is to address discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity among federal contractors. A senior administration official said: “While it is not our usual practice to discuss executive orders that may or may not be under consideration, we do not expect that an executive order on LGBT non-discrimination for federal contractors will be issued at this time. President Obama is maintaining his position despite having been under pressure to endorse gay marriage. The managing director of GetEQUAL declared: “I don’t know if the White House is politically homophobic, actually homophobic, or just afraid of doing anything that might risk some attention.”

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