Ban on anti-gay discrimination at work is a bad idea | WashingtonExaminer.com: "Not everything that’s wrong should be illegal. Sometimes these federal intrusions backfire: Studies have shown that employers are less likely to hire from protected classes, because firing that person is more legally perilous. Also, as Cato’s Walter Olson explains, expanding protected classes ties up the workplace with lawyers and litigation.
White racism in the 1960s was so widespread and so destructive that Congress decided it had to intervene. ENDA could remedy cases of unjust discrimination against gays — but in the process, it would make gays more expensive to hire, punish legitimate employer preferences and add to the stultifying accretion of government intrusion in private affairs."
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