The EEOC is on furlough. Look luck in getting in contact with them if you have a Federal Discrimination Claim. Attached to this post is a link to an article I wrote about what the EEOC claims they will do during the furlough.
As of today, the Copyright Office is also closed. This means you cannot search to see who owns a copyright. For those of you who only know me as a lawyer I personally found this annoying today because I needed to see who owns the copyright for two songs referenced in a novel I am now done editing called MODEM STUD.
Republicans, 140 million people registered for Obama Care. There are 201.5 million registered Democrats in our 315 million person country. Do you really want to shut down the government when you have such numerically small a following for your position?