Whether one is gay, lesbian or straight, all are entitled to protection under current civil rights laws
22 is a violation of civil rights law
and, if passed, will be immediately blocked and soon thrown out in court.
In its zeal to apply Title VI civil rights law
to industrial emissions, Foreman contends, the administration has obscured the real health problem that threatens communities like Romeville: poverty.
We hope this lawsuit will teach another lesson: Federal civil rights law
absolutely prohibits the exclusion and discrimination alleged, and the court can provide a remedy for injustice," Lee added.
This would be the only civil rights law
which is preventing people from hiring or firing on the basis of a moral judgment," he declared.
Or perhaps they would both join most conservatives in supporting a strict, neutral civil rights law
, under which whites would have the same right to sue for discrimination as minorities.
In a victory for schools at all levels and a defeat for victims of harassment and women's rights groups, the justices made it extremely difficult to hold school districts responsible for a teacher's sexual misconduct under federal civil rights law
It's usually assumed that if you pass a civil rights law
, it will affect all blacks and all whites.
According to the complaint, the probation department excludes deaf youths from rehabilitation programs routinely provided for other youths in custody, prevents deaf youths from participating in educational programs in juvenile hall, subjects deaf youths to medical treatments without their understanding or consent, and needlessly spends thousands of dollars sending deaf youths to out-of-state programs that do no comply with federal civil rights law
Under civil rights law
, this is a prima facie case of discrimination.
To take a large example, the gay movement in New York City had to wage an 18-year-long battle to overcome the constant lobbying of the Catholic Church before finally forcing the passage of a civil rights law
prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in 1986.
The ADA was the world's first comprehensive civil rights law
for people with disabilities, representing the United States' commitment to ensuring full and equal opportunity and access for all of its citizens.