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TAKE ACTON: President Obama: End Government-Funded Religious Discrimination

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Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 1:48 pm
In 1941, President Roosevelt promoted equality in the work place for all Americans through his Executive Order 8802, also known as the Fair Employment Act. This piece of legislation protected the American people from discrimination based on race, national origin and religion.

In 2002, however, President George W. Bush signed Executive Order 13279, which allows religious organizations to hire employees based on an individual's beliefs. The Bush Administration admitted to giving $10.6 billion to faith-based organizations who openly discriminate against religious minorities in their hiring practices. This has led to an indirect prejudice against the LGBT community.

President Obama has promised to end this discrimination, but Executive Order 13279 is currently still in place. Stand with the ACLU and urge President Obama to stop federally-funded religious discrimination immediately.


Mary T. (357)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 2:26 pm
You have added your voice to End Government-Funded Religious Discrimination - thank you Beverly

Rose Becke (142)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 5:31 pm
You Did It!

You have added your voice to End Government-Funded Religious Discrimination

Bridget Robertson (106)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 6:10 pm
Noted and signed!!

annie statton (347)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 6:42 pm
Noted but unable to sign.

Barbara V. (210)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 7:30 pm
Signed & noted, Thanks

Susanne R. (237)
Sunday October 20, 2013, 11:18 pm
I agree that "President George W. Bush’s Executive Order 13279 is detrimental to our system, and it violates the Constitution."

Signed and noted.

Frances Darcy (225)
Monday October 21, 2013, 12:57 am

Angelene B. (148)
Monday October 21, 2013, 1:32 am

Neill Abayon (665)
Monday October 21, 2013, 1:41 am
Noted, shared and signed. Thanks.

Elena Bonati (35)
Monday October 21, 2013, 2:00 am
Signed and noted. TY

Animae C. (520)
Monday October 21, 2013, 2:24 am
You have added your voice to End Government-Funded Religious Discrimination
201 supporters. 2,500 needed!

kelly s. (134)
Monday October 21, 2013, 4:01 am
Signed.\thank you for sending.

John Holton (351)
Monday October 21, 2013, 4:33 am
signed and noted

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday October 21, 2013, 8:50 am
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)

Ed Site Issues V. (208)
Monday October 21, 2013, 8:51 am
Signed & Noted, Thanks

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Monday October 21, 2013, 10:25 am

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Monday October 21, 2013, 2:14 pm

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Tuesday October 22, 2013, 8:24 am
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