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Policy change sought

Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., is part of a group of lawmakers and clergy urging President Barack Obama to repeal a nearly 10-year-old policy that allows faith-based organizations that receive federal funds to base hiring and firing decisions on religion.

"It is shocking that we would even be having a debate about whether basic civil rights practices should apply to programs run with federal dollars," Scott said.


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