Bad Start

January 1978
National Review;1/20/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p78
The article reports on the impending issuance of an executive order by New York City mayor Ed Koch that would ban governmental hiring discrimination against homosexuals. The ban also includes discrimination in race, religion, and national origin. Homosexuality should not be the basis of the disqualification of an individual from employment.


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