Friday, April 13, 2012
Gay-rights groups say they will put pressure on Obama By Peter Wallsten
WASHINGTON — Gay-rights activists vowed Thursday to step up political pressure on the White House over President Barack Obama’s refusal to sign a nondiscrimination executive order, with some decrying the decision as an attempt to avoid controversy before the November election.
One prominent liberal donor said he would spend $100,000 to fund a “We Can’t Wait” campaign targeting Obama, a takeoff on the president’s own slogan for his efforts to use administrative actions as end runs around what he has termed an obstructionist Congress.
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