WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, in a message written for Huffingtonpost.com, is calling on the Senate to pass legislation prohibiting employment discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender people.
The president said in Sunday night’s post that job discrimination against gays quote, “needs to stop, because in the United States of America, who you are and who you love should never be a fireable offense.”
During his presidency, Obama, among other moves, rescinded the “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule prohibiting gay military people from revealing their sexual orientation.
Obama says that in the post that America is “becoming more just as a nation.”
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