metta8 saidAntigay Discrimination Bill Endorsed by Republican National Committee
"government workers could refuse to perform their duties, and businesses and organizations — including those that operate with support of taxpayer money — would be free to discriminate."
It was set up over a decade ago, THE insidious GW Bush, "tax payer money" means government contracts
Executive Order 13279 - Equal Protection of the Laws for Faith-Based and Community Organizations
December 12, 2002http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=61375
(7) Contracts with religious entities. Pursuant to E.O. 13279, Section 202 of E.O. 11246, shall not apply to a Government contractor or subcontractor that is a religious corporation, association, educational institution, or society, with respect to the employment of individuals of a particular religion to perform work connected with the carrying on by such corporation, association, educational institution, or society of its activities. Such contractors and subcontractors are not exempted or excused from complying with the other requirements contained in the order.
(c) To request an exemption under paragraph (a)(2) or (b)(5) of this section, the contracting officer shall submit, under agency procedures, a detailed justification for omitting all, or part of, the requirements of E.O. 11246. Requests for exemptions under paragraph (a)(2) or (b)(5) of this section shall be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for approval.
(d) The Deputy Assistant Secretary may WITHDRAW the exemption for a specific contract, or group of contracts, if the Deputy Assistant Secretary deems that such action is necessary and appropriate to achieve the purposes of E.O. 11246. Such WITHDRAWAL shall not apply-
(1) To contracts awarded before the withdrawal; or
(2) To any sealed bid contract (including restricted sealed bidding), unless the withdrawal is made more than 10 days before the bid opening date.