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Obama's LGBT Order: 2 Things Churches and Christian Non-Profits Should Know

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity for federal contractors. What does this mean for Christian organizations that remain faithful to the biblical teaching on homosexual behavior?

After Executive Order, 5 Congress Members Could Make The Difference on ENDA

President Obama may have signed an order to protect LGBT employees of federal contractors, but most LGBT people still live in areas without employment protections. read more

Politico's Coverage of Obama's 'LGBT Executive Order' Ignore Left's Withdrawal of Support for ENDA

President Obama signed an executive order on Monday which will force many religious organizations and their members to sever their service and business ties with the federal government if they wish to stay true to their beliefs. TheShow More Summary

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on President Obama’s LGBT Executive Order

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in response to President Obama signing an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation orShow More Summary

Eyewitness to History: From the 'Amen Corner' in the East Room

I got to watch history happen this morning. I got to sit in the East Room of the White House with about 200 other invited guests and boatload of reporters and watch the President of the United States sign an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Show More Summary

Obama’s Executive Order Discriminates Against Christian Colleges, Organizations

President Obama signed an executive order today that will force Christian universities and organizations to hire people who disagree with God’s timeless design for marriage and relationships. The president ignored the request of faith leaders across the country who urged him to include a strong religious exemption.

Michael Sam is not a distraction: Why Obama’s executive order is so necessary

Former coach Tony Dungy's comments about Sam reveal how anti-LGBTQ job discrimination works in practice

Fox News Correspondent Has A Meltdown Over Obama's LGBT Non-Discrimination Order

Fox News correspondent Todd Starnes attacked an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees, accusing the Obama administration of being "hell-bent on forcing Christians to assimilate toShow More Summary

Republicans sit out a major cultural transformation

Today, President Obama signed an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating in hiring based on sexual discrimination. As Jonathan Capehart notes,  the order “will apply to the 24,000 companies designated as federal contractors whose 28 million workers make up a fifth of the country’s workforce.” As such, argues Christopher Ingraham, the measure is “both […]

Brian Brown Has The Executive Order Sadz

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"The fact is that non-discrimination rules like the order issued by President Obama can become a weapon used to punish and harass individuals and groups who support marriage as the union of one man and one woman. As with the flawed ENDA...Show More Summary

Obama: 'America's federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination'

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

"America’s federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people," President Obama said Monday morning as he signed an executive order prohibiting gender identity discrimination in the federal government and prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation. Show More Summary

WATCH: Obama Signs Executive Order

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

LGBT history made in a room full of LGBT activists.

Obama signs executive order to protect LGBT Americans

On Monday, President Obama signed an executive non-discrimination order to protect the LBGT community. The order will prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity among federal contractors. Obama hasShow More Summary

Obama signs order banning LGBT discrimination by federal contractors

President Obama signed an executive order Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees and prohibiting discrimination against federal workers who identify as transgender.

Obama Bucks Religious Groups in New LGBT Executive Order @jeremyquittner

President Obama signed an executive order forbidding discrimination against LGBT employees working for federal contractors.

Religious Freedom Not Protected in Obama's LGBT Employment Order, Conservatives Say

Conservative groups have denounced the recently signed executive order by President Barack Obama on LGBT employment discrimination, arguing that the measure does not offer sufficient religious liberty protection.

This Executive Order Is Totally Gay

This morning, President Obama signed an EO prohibiting federal contractors and employers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation in their hiring practices. Passing along a draft of the order, Geidner highlights what will likely be its most controversial feature: Notably, the draft of Obama’s order contains no additional religious exemptions for the sexual […]

Moving Forward After Today's Executive Orders

Just moments before this writing I was standing in the East Room of the White House as President Obama signed two historic executive orders. For the first time in the history of our country, federal contractors can no longer discriminate...Show More Summary

Ex-State Department Official Reveals That Everyone's Focused On The Wrong NSA Surveillance Programs

17 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've written a few times about Executive Order 12333, which we've described as "the NSA's biggest loophole." It's the unchecked power, created entirely via executive order, for the NSA to do anything it wants to spy on anyone -- including Americans -- so long as that data is collected overseas. Show More Summary

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