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President Trump May Roll Back Federal Anti-Discrimination Rules

HeadlineJan 04, 2019

President Trump is reportedly preparing to alter federal anti-discrimination rules in a far-reaching rollback of civil rights protections. The changes would impact so-called disparate impact regulations meant to fight practices that harm people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community and other groups. The rollback could impact education, housing and other aspects of American life. In response, Jeff Robinson of the American Civil Liberties Union said, “It is shameful that this administration is considering dismantling tools to fight discrimination rather than using its power to foster respect for the dignity and equality of all people.”

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