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"You're gay? You're fired!" That's what Republican candidate for President Tommy Thompson thinks every employer in America should be allowed to say. When asked if it would be OK for an employer to fire an employee solely because they were...

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Frameshop, 05/03/2007

"You're gay?  You're fired!"

That's what Republican candidate for President Tommy Thompson thinks every employer in America should be allowed to say.  When asked if it would be OK for an employer to fire an employee solely because they were gay, Thompson gave a states-rights style argument--only he applied it to businesses. "That should be up to individual employers to decide."

The MSNBC moderator then followed up by asking, "So, you think it should be OK?"  Thompson answered, "Yes."

Uh...whoops!  I could've sworn we had a constitution that protected all Americans from discrimination.   I guess that would not mean much during a Thompson Presidency.

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