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Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Federal Civil Rights Efforts (from @Truthdig)

June 19, 2017

It appears that the rollback on civil rights issues is not limited to the Department of Education:

“At best, this administration believes that civil rights enforcement is superfluous and can be easily cut. At worst, it really is part of a systematic agenda to roll back civil rights,” said Vanita Gupta, the former acting head of the DOJ’s civil rights division under President Barack Obama.

It looks more and more like Mr. Gupta’s “worse case” scenario… 

New directives limit use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool in the Justice Department and loosen Education Department rules on investigations. – 2017/06/18

Source: Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Federal Civil Rights Efforts (from @Truthdig)

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