Federal Court Deliberates Whether 1964 Civil Rights Act Includes LGBT Agenda
Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Holly Meade, and BarbWire.com Founder Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in a federal court of appeals case opposite of the Equal Opportunity Commission. The Latter takes the position that the Title VII law — the 1964 Civil Rights Act — includes sexual orientation and gender identity. The DOJ says it does not. We’re going to be talking about it on Faith and Freedom.
Mat Staver: This is a complete change from the Obama administration. And what you’re really seeing here, Matt, is the Trump administration, represented by the Department of Justice, on the one hand, and the former Obama administration represented by the majority of the people that serve on the EEOC (the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). Because Obama put enough people on there to have a majority and use the agency to try to push the LGBT agenda.
And therefore, the EEOC has gone after employers, trying to get courts to accept its position that the 1964 Civil Rights Act, where it says you cannot discriminate on the basis of various categories — race and sex for example…
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