Posts Tagged ‘Executive Order’

Obama order to grant special rights to gay, transgender employees of federal contractors

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2014 ( – President Obama will sign an executive order adding homosexuality and transgender status as a protected class for the employees of federal contractors, the White House has announced. “Following on his pledge for this to be a year of action to…

GOP leaders mum as Obama grants special rights to gay, transgender employees

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2014 ( – As President Obama prepares to issue an executive order adding homosexuality and transgender status as a protected class for the employees of federal contractors, for the most part Republican Party leaders are keeping mum. Neither Senate…

Missouri governor faces impeachment over pro-gay ‘marriage’ executive order

by Dustin Siggins JEFFERSON CITY, MO, April 25, 2014 ( — Republicans in the Missouri State House have brought three charges of impeachment against Democratic Governor Jay Nixon. The main charge relates to an Executive Order by Nixon that allows same-sex couples who “marry” in other states to file tax…

Congressman questions Obama’s commitment to fight human trafficking

Washington D.C., Sep 25, 2012 / 06:02 pm (CNA).- New efforts announced by President Barack Obama to fight human trafficking have renewed criticism of his administration for preventing a highly effective Catholic group from receiving funds to aid victim…

GOP House Leader Asks Obama: ‘What Happened to that Abortion Executive Order?’

By John Jalsevac Washington DC ( – In a meeting with President Obama last week, House Republican Leader John Boehner asked for an update about the implementation of the president’s Executive Order (EO), which purports to block abortion funding in the federal health care bill. That EO, which was offered by Obama during 11th hour negotiations [...]

Wisconsin Right to Life Announces Campaign to Opt-Out of Obamacare Abortion Coverage

Milwaukee, WI (MetroCatholic) –  Wisconsin Right to Life is announcing today a massive campaign aimed at allowing Wisconsin to opt-out of abortion coverage in the state-based insurance “exchanges” created by the federal health care law known as Obamacare. According to Susan Armacost, Wisconsin Right to Life Legislative Director, the organization has been working with legislators [...]

Health Care Reform: USCCB Legal Analysis

Legal Analysis of the Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Corresponding Executive Order Regarding Abortion Funding and Conscience Protection The purpose of this legal memorandum is to identify the problems of the recently-passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148 (“PPACA” or “the Act”), in relation to abortion [...]

AUL Legal Team: Why the Executive Order Does Not Prevent Taxpayer Funded Abortion

(From AUL Blog)  The White House’s proposed executive order to “deal” with the abortion problems in the Senate health care reform bill reveals that the President will not even attempt to ensure that there is no federal funding for abortion or mandates for abortion coverage in the bill. (Read the rest here.) (109)

Stupak Stripped of ‘Defender of Life’ Award

WASHINGTON, (MetroCatholic) – In response to Rep. Bart Stupak’s announcement that he and other self-labeled “pro-life” Democrats will vote in favor of Healthcare reform legislation with the addition of an Executive Order from the White House to address concerns about abortion funding, Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund President Marjorie Dannenfelser offered the following statement: [...]

Obama Gets Stupak to Cave with Executive Order

BTW, Obama can change his mind on an executive order at any time since it is not a part of the bill itself. Take special note of the language that federal funds can be used if “the life of the woman would be endangered” i.e. she may become mentally unstable or any number of other [...]

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