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  •  Who would the executive order cover? (0+ / 0-)

    Contractors, I understand, but what about hospitals or universities that receive government funds? I can see the RC Bishops going bananas again about their religious freedom to discriminate.

    •  It would cover any company now covered under (2+ / 0-)
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      the Office of Federal Contract Compliance, which enforces non-discrimination provisions based on race, creed, ethnicity, national origin and sex.

      "Lesbian and gay people are a permanent part of the American workforce, who currently have no protection from the arbitrary abuse of their rights on the job." --Coretta Scott King

      by craigkg on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 02:38:05 PM PST

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    •  Any company that has any contracts (2+ / 0-)
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      So if a parent company had a subsidiary with a contract, the parent company and all it's subsidiaries would need to comply.

      In today's world of multi-national mega corporations it would be very far reaching. Much bigger than you might assume (22% of the workforce).

      Supporter: "Senator, you have the vote of every thinking person!" Adlai Stevenson: "That's not enough, madam, we need a majority!"

      by Scott Wooledge on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 03:06:02 PM PST

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