Ed Team

Jindal says it's okay to fire gays

Filed By Ed Team | August 24, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Bobby Jindal, Louisiana

"The reason for allowing the order to lapse is that I don't think it is necessary to create additional special categories or special rights."

-- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on allowing to a 2004 law that protects LGBT people from job discrimination to expire.

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Jindal's refusal to renew the law is not surprising. He loves playing to his conservative Republican base. But does it amuse anyone else that Jindal is an Indian-American Catholic exorcist (yes, he's really done them)?