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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Sessions Seeks to Strip the Gay and Lesbian Community of Their Civil Rights

Trump Administration seeks to make America into another LGBTQ intolerant Russia.

Justice Department Argues Landmark Civil Rights Law Doesn’t Protect Gay People 

Advocacy groups swiftly condemned the DOJ filing, which landed the day President Donald Trump banned transgender people from military service.

The Department of Justice argued in a legal brief on Wednesday that the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 offers no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation, a position advocacy groups condemned as “shameful” and “politically driven.” 

 DOJ lawyers, arguing under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in which they said the department did not believe the law ― which bans discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin ― applied to lesbian and gay people. 

Like most bullies, Donald Trump is really a coward. 

Although he spent a dozen seasons on “The Apprentice” playing the boss who loved saying “You’re fired,” he doesn’t have the guts to lower the boom as president. When he did fire former FBI director James Comey, he hid behind the skirts of deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. 

With his beleaguered press secretary Sean Spicer he waited until the poor man resigned after weeks of mean-spirited critiques behind Spicey’s back, of everything from his suits to his speaking style. [...] 

Cowards pick on the vulnerable. [...] 

Cowards make empty threats. [...] 

The president is lucky that unlike the Republicans in Nixon’s day, his party and its congressional members are cowards, too. There is no Howard Baker, asking “What did the president know and when did he know it,” or a Barry Goldwater, who had the courage to tell Nixon that his support in the Congress had crumbed to dust because of his lawlessness

What are you going to do about it, America?

 Get out there and march and protest this sickening anti-LGBTQ administration.

This will not stand.

These are the American people, Trump, not small-time contractors you can stiff. 

We have rights, and legal precedent.


No longer a Republican said...

From the mother ship:

"Now, I wouldn’t have minded if Trump talked about conservatism, though it’s not supposed to be a partisan affair…you can do that by just talking about good values…(which happen to BE conservative)….that, I’d have loved."

That statement is from someone who supports a man who cheated on wife #1 with wife #2 and cheated on wife #2 with wife #3 and cheated on wife #3 while she was preggers. She admires great "conservative values" in a guy who had to pay $25 million in a fraud suit and a man who has insulted the military and POWs and brags about grabbing women by their genitals becuz he's famous.

Just remember folks, those are her conservative values too becuz she loves trump's ass. IOW, she an immoral hack who supports trump because he's a recent Rethuglican and for no other reason. She and others like her are traitors to the Conservative values and to America itself.

Rational Nation USA said...

I feel like we're back in the sixties. Hope that doesn't mean I have 50 more year!