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Sessions: DOJ Will Not Protect Trans People From Workplace Bias

06 October 2017, 12:43 | Ruben Stone

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"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 Sessions said 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.

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"The government's response reads like pure fiction", said Jennifer Levi, director of GLAD's Transgender Rights Project.

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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.



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