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  • Hatch Statement on Executive Order on Discrimination
    by kcsg.com news
    Published - 06/16/14 - 01:36 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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    (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a current member and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today after the White House announced that President Obama will soon sign an executive order prohibiting discrimination by federal contractors based on sexual orientation:

    "While the specifics of this executive order are not yet clear, I believe it must include the same religious protections that are included in the bipartisan Employment Non-Discrimination Act that passed the Senate. ENDA strikes a good balance to ensure that discrimination based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated, but also that one of our nation's fundamental freedoms -- religious freedom -- is still upheld. The same must be said for any Obama Administration initiative on this issue."

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    godsonmyside
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    July 02, 2014
    humanity needs freedom from religion, just look at Iraq or just history. religion is greed based just like most things that people do so freedom of religion just leads to more greed,vanity & power. stop lying senator hatch
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