White House Says Obama’s Order On LGBTQ Rights Will Stay

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We have been anxiously waiting on the edge of our seats to horrible news about FADA or some other ridiculous discriminatory bill to take away our rights. However, we wake up this morning to the news that the Trump administrations DOES NOT plan on reversing the LGBT protections, for at least federal contractors, President Obama put in place. NPR writes,

“An executive order protecting gays and lesbians who work for federal contractors “will remain intact” at President Trump’s direction, the White House says. The move could allay concerns that Trump might end recently adopted protections against an anti-LGBTQ workplace.

The White House announced the move in a relatively short statement early Tuesday, saying that the president “is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community.”

The new president’s plan for his first 100 days didn’t mention taking actions to strip LGBTQ rights or protections — but Trump did list as his first priority the canceling of “every unconstitutional executive action, memorandum and order issued by President Obama.”

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