WASHINGTON â€“ The White House indicated Tuesday that the president would veto a bill seeking to grant greater rights to homosexuals in the workplace if Congress passed it this week.
The Executive Office of the President issued a statement of administration policy expressing that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, H.R. 3685, raises concerns on constitutional and policy grounds, and that his senior advisors would recommend President George W. Bush to veto the bill.
Concerned Women for America, a conservative public policy womenâ€™s organization, applauded the White House for signaling a likely veto of ENDA.
â€śThis dangerous bill would pit the government directly against the free exercise of religion, a situation which is unconstitutional on its face,â€ť said Matt Barber, CWAâ€™s policy director for Cultural Issues. ...