Post-ENDA LGBT equality bill with little religious freedom

Post-ENDA LGBT equality bill with little religious freedom

The end of the current Congress may well spell the end of the 20-year effort to pass a federal Employment Nondiscrimination Act–and the start of…

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FBO concerns about LGBT Ex Order

FBO concerns about LGBT Ex Order

When religious organizations are concerned about the religion of employees, they are seeking employees who are compatible with the ethos of the organization, and that means they care about more than which religion someone professes: they are looking for faithfulness to the values of the religion.

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LGBT Ex Order and Religious Hiring

LGBT Ex Order and Religious Hiring

President Obama’s July 21 Executive Order banning LGBT job discrimination by federal contractors did not include a religious organization exemption but did leave intact an…

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LGBT Executive Order versus religious freedom

LGBT Executive Order versus religious freedom

President Obama signed on July 21, 2014, an Executive Order banning job discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors and their…

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Will ENDA's religious exemption vanish?

Will ENDA’s religious exemption vanish?

In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision (which had nothing to do with the issue) and thanks to President Obama’s LGBT…

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Worth reading

Worth reading

Archbishop Cordileone, Archbishop Lori, Archbishop Wenski, and Bishop Malone, “Hobby Lobby and ENDA,” USCCBLOG, July 17, 2014:  “So what is really the matter with ENDA…

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Mr. President: Protect Rel Freedom in Ex Order

Mr. President: Protect Rel Freedom in Ex Order

Some 160 leaders of faith-based organizations and churches sent a letter Wednesday (June 25) asking the President to include strong religious freedom protections in the Executive…

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LGBT Ex. Order & Religious Freedom

LGBT Ex. Order & Religious Freedom

The White House announced on June 23, 2014, that the President has directed his staff to prepare an Executive Order banning job discrimination based on…

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More pressure for LGBT federal contracts Executive Order

More pressure for LGBT federal contracts Executive Order

A recent letter from 47 Senators and 148 members of the House asks the President to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating…

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Will an LGBT executive order on federal contracts protect religious employers?

Will an LGBT executive order on federal contracts protect religious employers?

For many months, various groups have been pressing the President to issue an executive order banning LGBT job discrimination by federal contractors, and there is…

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