Obama pressed on faith-based hiring
July 22nd, 2011
05:14 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama pressed on faith-based hiring

(CNN) - President Obama signaled Friday he has no intention of rescinding a controversial executive order that permits some faith-based organizations which receive federal funding to discriminate against non-believers in their hiring practices.

The president’s comments on the matter came during a town hall event in Maryland, when a questioner who identified herself as an atheist pressed Obama on statements he made as a candidate in 2008 suggesting he was against permitting discriminatory hiring among faith-based organizations backed by taxpayer dollars.

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  1. darko

    Don't athiest have more important things to worry about?

    July 22, 2011 06:00 pm at 6:00 pm |
  2. The Obama Recession Continues Unabated, Obama Depression on the way

    The looney left still hasn't figured out the entire country, including them, were Obamboozled in 2008. The country won't make the same mistake in 2012.

    July 22, 2011 06:46 pm at 6:46 pm |