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U.S. Department of Education investigates Yale for Discriminating Against Men

It was only a matter of time. According to a letter dated April 26, the department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is investigating seven Yale initiatives, including the Yale Women Faculty Forum, the Working Women’s Network, the Yale University Women’s Organization,  and the Yale Women’s Campaign School. These initiatives allegedly provide, to varying degrees, scholarships, …

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Stop Legislative Effort to Discriminate Against Girls and Women in New Hampshire

One of the many bills before the New Hampshire legislature this year loaded with (presumably) unintended consequences is HB1319 (Find archived articles here and here). This bill, sold as Act prohibiting discrimination based on gender is entirely unnecessary so the goal must be something other than its stated purpose because it will enshrine other (unpleasant) things that are not …

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Millionaire Pushing ‘Gender Identity’ Bill in NH Wants to ‘Punish’ Anyone Who Disagrees

Next week, the New Hampshire Senate will be voting on House Bill 1319 (HB 1319), AN ACT prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity. The legislation was voted “Inexpedient To Legislate” and to “Interim Study” by the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 24th. This legislation was defeated last year by the New Hampshire House of Representatives …

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“It’s for the Children!” – except when it is all about an adult

The Left’s second most rallying cry (and generally the lie most likely to be rolled out as a club) is “It’s for the children!” as if that is supposed to stop all debate by shaming their opposition (with the undertone of “what, you hate kids?  Don’t much like puppies or Mom’s apple pie either, do …

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Notable Quotes: Henry C. Alford (President & CEO -National Black Chamber of Commerce)

“When Obama became president, we were all happy about the symbolism–America’s first black president.  We didn’t really care about his position or views on anything.  We just wanted a black president no matter what.  We should have been more careful, as his views on small business, especially black business, are counter to ours. “His view …

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Is This Discrimination?

From the nice folks at Yahoo News, we are asked to consider if screening applicants based on a past criminal record should be considered a form of discrimination? Employers, having a massive advantage in available workers, are coming under scrutiny for what might otherwise go unnoticed if there were not five potential employees for each available job–this according to Yahoo News. With so many people out of work any kind of screening becomes news-worthy. So screening out ex-cons may be discriminatory and a waste of natural resources.