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Pres. Obama: Keep Exemptions Out of the Executive Order!

President Obama, you’ve done the right thing by taking action to sign an executive order prohibiting LGBT discrimination by federal contractors. Now we’re calling on you to do the right thing again by keep religious exemptions out of that order.

Using taxpayer money to fuel discrimination is simply wrong, and sets a bad precedent. Do the right thing — keep exemptions out of the executive order, and make sure that LGBT Americans can work without fear!

Signed,

GetEQUAL

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How this will help

President Obama will soon sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBTQ individuals!

However, we have just a few weeks to ensure that this executive order...

President Obama will soon sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBTQ individuals!

However, we have just a few weeks to ensure that this executive order doesn't contain exemptions for religiously-affiliated groups that would drive a big hole through the middle of it. Federal contractors are paid with taxpayer money — and using taxpayer money to pay for discrimination is simply wrong. We know the religious right is already putting up a fight about this, and we must do the same.

For the past two years, GetEQUAL and our community of organizers have worked tirelessly for the most basic protections we can ask from our government, and we are about to finally see a historic day for the LGBTQ community. Join us in signing your name to the petition.

Get Equal will deliver your signature to the White House next week, and we want to include as many voices as possible -- sign the petition today to make sure that we secure equality without asterisks!

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