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April 2, 2010

Religious conservatives up in arms over recess appointment of Chai Feldblum to EEOC

Fox News reports that "President Obama's recess appointment of an outspoken supporter of gay rights to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is causing alarm among social conservatives, who worry that she'll strip religious rights from schools and businesses and 'revolutionize' social norms in the workplace."  Georgetown Professor Chai Feldblum was one of Obama's recess appointments last Saturday, meaning the president bypassed the need for approval in the Senate where Feldblum's appointment had languished.  I previously reported about the opposition to Feldblum based on a statement she had signed about alternative families.

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