Gay Rights Federal Contractors

January 24, 2013 - 3:32 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2013, photo, President Barack Obama waves to crowd after his inaugural speech at the ceremonial swearing-in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington. Gay rights advocates are renewing their push for President Barack Obama to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees. The drive comes as Obama included an unexpected declaration of support for gay rights in the speech. (AP Photo/Scott Andrews, Pool)