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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Obama Signs Order Banning LGBT Discrimination By Federal Contractors

By Marianne LeVine, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees and prohibiting discrimination against federal workers who identify as transgender. “In too many states and in too many workplaces, simply being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender can still be a fireable […]

July 21, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Harry Reid Is A Mass Murderer, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. TheBlaze Over the past several months, the White House has attempted to spark a national conversation about the issue of sexual assault on […]

May 30, 2014

GOP Congressional Hopeful: ENDA Is Equivalent To ‘Segregation Laws’

Cresent Hardy, a congressional candidate in Nevada, is the latest Republican to try to appeal to voters beyond the GOP’s increasingly narrow base. And like most of his counterparts who braved the uncharted waters before him, Hardy failed — miserably. Speaking to a reporter from the Las Vegas Sun about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) […]

February 19, 2014