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Sessions: DOJ Will Not Protect Trans People From Workplace Bias
06 October 2017, 12:43 | Ruben Stone
"Therefore, as of the date of this memorandum, which hereby withdraws the December 15, 2014, memorandum, the Department of Justice will take that position in all pending and future matters". "Sessions is openly directing the [Justice] Department to ignore their responsibilities in protecting the civil rights of all Americans".
At issue is whether the 1964 law prohibits a narrow category of discrimination, against men and women who transgress against gender stereotypes, or a much broader category of discrimination, against people simply because they are transgender, gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
Attorney General Jeff Sessionssaid Thursday he is reviving a Bush era crime-fighting strategy that emphasizes aggressive prosecution of gun and gang crimes.
"The Justice Department can not expand the law beyond what Congress has provided", O'Malley said.
"Unfortunately, the last administration abandoned that fundamental principle, which necessitated [the] action", the statement continued.
"We can not afford to be complacent in the face of violence that threatens too many of our communities", Sessions wrote in the memo, lamenting recently released federal data showing violent crime rose in 2016 for the second straight year.
In their federal court filing, Justice attorneys called the lawsuit "premature several times over". In 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, one in six respondents reported losing a job because of being transgender. As a result, service members face the imminent prospect of being denied reenlistment, promotions, deployments and even medical care, the groups said. If the Justice Department truly believes that discrimination is wrong and should be confronted, it is running out of time and credibility to prove it. Trump admin will stop at nothing to drag us backwards.
Amit Shah: Pinarayi Vijayan responsible for violence in Kerala The BJP leader said political violence shoots up in Kerala whenever the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) comes to power. The JanaRakshaYatra, a protest march to expose the atrocities against BJP and RSS workers, was kicked off from Payyannur.
"The government's response reads like pure fiction", said Jennifer Levi, director of GLAD's Transgender Rights Project.
Keisling promised "we'll see him in court".
The ban has left "real people and real families. scrambling to make new plans for their futures, just as it has undermined our nation's security". "This is a conclusion of law, not policy".
Transgender people have a high incident rate of employment discrimination.
"Today marks another low point for a Department of Justice, which has been cruelly consistent in its hostility towards the LGBT community and in particular its inability to treat transgender people with basic dignity and respect", Esseks said.
"Transgender individuals are among some of our nation's most vulnerable communities and they experience discrimination in virtually every area of life based on their sex", Clarke said.
Google unveils new phones, speakers to counter Amazon, Apple
The speaker is covered nearly entirely in fabric dyed in chalk (light gray), coral (red), and charcoal (darker gray) colors. Home Max is shipping in December in the USA , with a retail price of $399, and a release in more markets coming next year.
Mom thrown in jail for refusing to vaccinate her son
She and her ex had decided when their son was born that they would space out and delay vaccinations for their son. MI parents are legally allowed to skip or delay their children's vaccinations due to personal beliefs.
'Spanish king ignored millions of Catalans'
Madrid has the power to suspend the semi-autonomous status that Catalonia now enjoys under Spain's system of regional governments. The vote did not have any census controls, electoral board or official vote-counting teams or global observers of any weight.
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Brown said that the ideal place for drug pickups are, "vacant apartments [and] homes where people have gone to work for the day". A Rock Hill woman walked up to meet her mail carrier thinking the yoga mat she ordered from Walmart had arrived.
Terrorists Who Attacked BSF Camp Near Srinagar Airport Killed
As the attack happened, BSF Assistant Sub Inspector BK Yadav , who was injured in the terror attack, succumbed to his injuries. Officers said that at the SO mess, five BSF officers were present at the time of the attack and they were evacuated.