Tag Archives: President Trump

The End of Affirmative Action?

The End of Affirmative Action? WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump’s Justice Department has set its sights on affirmative action and will begin to shift its resources toward “investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants.” This is another effort to “Make America Great Again” and reverse the Obama… Read more »

Great Leap Back: Three Hard Hits to L.G.B.T. Rights

Great Leap Back: Three Hard Hits to L.G.B.T. Rights NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Wednesday, July 26, 2017, marks the Trump administration’s new assault on the L.G.B.T. community. In three separate actions, President Trump has used the powers of the federal government to roll back civil rights for gay and transgender people. First, President Trump announced via Twitter a… Read more »

Trump’s DOJ v. TITLE VII and Sexual Orientation

Trump’s DOJ v. TITLE VII and Sexual Orientation WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration has taken a strong stance with regard to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and whether it protects sexual orientation discrimination. In the eyes of the current administration, it does not. In an amicus brief – an unrequested… Read more »