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7 responses to “Feldblum confirmation on secret hold for now”

  1. Gavel Grab » Tuesday Media Summary

    […] Keen News Service: Feldblum confirmation on secret hold for now Lisa Keen – 3/1/2010 […]

  2. Which Senator Has A Secret ‘Hold’ On Gay Nominee Chai Feldblum? | World Wide Web

    […] Keen of Keen News Service reported the hold on Feldblum and four other EEOC nominees on Monday, quoting a spokesperson for Sen. Harry […]

  3. Kraaal

    First and foremost Dr. Feldblum is no doubt a highly qualified individual and candidate to head the EEOC. This should be the primary reason for her candidacy and not who she sleeps with! Discrimination based on race and sexuality is not only morally wrong but legally wrong as well. That said, the fight for gays is and should be solely equal rights under the law rather than the advocating of homosexual openness! Other than the devoutly religious, most folk care little about who another adult sleeps with…. This is why DADT is a fair policy for the military. In other words the US Military is saying you can be gay but it’s personal not public!

  4. Mombian » Blog Archive » Weekly Political Roundup

    […] unknown senator or senators have put a hold on the nomination of lesbian law professor Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

  5. EqualRights?

    [Regarding comment “the fight for gays is and should be solely equal rights under the law rather than the advocating of homosexual openness!”]
    okay…a straight person cannot be fired from the military if it is found out that they are straight. …Equal rights under the law? How about straight people talking about their affairs on the job? (“I couldn’t decide if she wanted me to kiss her or not.”)
    How is it equal, if we get fired for the same behavior?

  6. boligalarmer

    Very nice blog post, thanks :)

  7. ufc 119 results

    I really like this one: “I do not support polygamy,” said Feldblum. “I am sorry I signed that document and I have asked that my name be removed.”

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