Sunday, December 21, 2014

Obama's Eric Holder Creates Law for Transgenders

Having failed to convince Congress to pass new laws forcing employers (including churches and Christian schools) to hire the sexually confused and cross-dressing men, President Obama's attorney general has, by edict, created an unconstitutional de facto Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) for all government employees.

For background, read about President Obama's unilateral action against Christians via ENDA.

Also click headlines below to read previous articles concerning President Obama's Department of Justice (DOJ):

DOJ Forces Employees to Celebrate Sexual Deviancy

DOJ OKs Illegal 'Gay Marriages,' Harms Kids

DOJ Launches Transgender Cop Training

DOJ Tells States to Violate Oath for 'Gay Marriage'

DOJ Forces School Girl into Boys Locker Room

Also read
School Doesn't Back Gay Agenda, President Obama's DOE Investigates

And read President Obama's Cross-dressing Military Fantasy is Reality

-- From "US announces protections for transgender workers" by The Associated Press 12/18/14

The Justice Department is now interpreting federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination against transgender people, according to a memo released Thursday by Attorney General Eric Holder.

That means the Justice Department will be able to bring legal claims on behalf of people who say they've been discriminated against by state and local public employers based on sex identity. In defending lawsuits, the federal government also will no longer take the position that Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act, which bans sex discrimination, does not protect against workplace discrimination on the basis of gender status.

The new position is a reversal in position for the Justice Department, which in 2006 stated that Title VII did not cover discrimination based on transgender status.

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From "DOJ: Transgender people can’t be discriminated against at work" by Sandhya Somashekhar, Washington Post 12/18/14

The outgoing attorney general said in a memo that it is the Obama administration’s position that workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars discrimination on the basis of sex.

Holder was criticized by the Family Research Council [FRC], a socially conservative group. Peter Sprigg, senior director for policy studies, said the interpretation was “inconsistent with the original legislative intent” of the Civil Rights Act. “Probably not one person thought they were passing a bill to protect men who wanted to become women or women who wanted to become men,” he said.

In his memo, Holder acknowledged that “Congress may not have had such claims in mind when it enacted Title VII.” But he wrote that “the Supreme Court has made clear that Title VII must be interpreted according to its plain text, noting that ‘statutory prohibitions often go beyond the principal evil to cover reasonably comparable evils.’”

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From "DOJ: Civil Rights Act Protects Transgender Government Employees" by Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post 12/18/14

In a memo, Holder wrote that the "best reading of Title VII's prohibition of sex discrimination is that it encompasses discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status." Holder said that while Congress "may not have had such claims in mind when it enacted Title VII, the Supreme Court has made clear that Title VII must be interpreted according to its plain text."

In a statement, Holder called the move an “important shift" that "will ensure that the protections of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are extended to those who suffer discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status."

The Employment Litigation Section of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against state and local governments. DOJ does not file suit against private employers for discrimination claims.

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From "DOJ Announces Civil Rights Act Now Applies To Transgender Employees" by Jonah Bennett, Daily Caller 12/18/14

Holder’s memo is part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to be more inclusive and has been seen by some as a substitute for Congress’ failure to pass a version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act which includes protection for sexual orientation and gender identity. However, Holder’s interpretation of Title VII is vastly different than the DOJ’s interpretation under the Bush administration in 2006, which rejected the idea that discrimination applied to transgender status.

DOJ’s Civil Rights Division can now enforce the decision against any state and local governments in the event of non-compliance.

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From "Eric Holder’s Transgendered Mutilation of Title VII" by Ed Whelan, National Review Online 12/19/14

In a fog of wordplay divorced from any plausible account of the original meaning of Title VII, Holder asserts that “Title VII’s prohibition against discrimination ‘because of … sex’ encompasses discrimination founded on sex-based considerations, including discrimination based on an employee’s transitioning to, or identifying as, a different sex altogether.” (Emphasis added.)

Holder’s reference to “a different sex” is badly confused and odd. A man who identifies as a woman—yes, even a man who butchers and drugs himself to appear more like a woman—is still a man. Indeed, when anyone points out this elementary biological reality, transgender activists insist that gender is fundamentally different from sex.

One controversy that long divided advocates of the bill titled the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, was whether the bill’s prohibitions on discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation should be extended to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity. Under Holder’s cross-dressing reading of Title VII, that controversy was pointless because Title VII’s “plain meaning” already bars discrimination based on gender identity. Indeed, if Title VII broadly bars discrimination “founded on sex-based considerations,” I don’t see why Holder isn’t also contending that Title VII’s plain meaning bars discrimination based on sexual orientation. But that may just be the next lawless surprise in the offing.

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For further background, read how ENDA laws are being used to force Christians "into the closet" and read how "transgender rights" are being forced through public schools nationwide.

Also read Gay Agenda will be Complete when Christians are Muzzled, Say Homosexualists as well as Senator Ted Cruz Says the Gay Agenda Ends Christian Liberty