President Barack Obama is evidently a fan of The Huffington Post. Obama has penned an 800-word piece for site, explaining why Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. You would think that Congress wouldn’t need a reason to pass a bill making it illegal for employers to discriminate against people based on their sexuality, but alas.
The bill goes to a vote in the Senate today, and so Obama makes his case:
…Millions of LGBT Americans go to work every day fearing that, without any warning, they could lose their jobs — not because of anything they’ve done, but simply because of who they are.
It’s offensive. It’s wrong. And it needs to stop, because in the United States of America, who you are and who you love should never be a fireable offense.
Of course FishbowlNY completely agrees with Obama.
If you enjoyed Obama’s HuffPo article too, just wait until his next one, which we hear will be a hearty defense of Justin Bieber.