New Civil Rights Movement

by occupystephanie – In our nation whose founding documents enshrine the civil rights of all, the American experience has been one of long hard-fought struggles by minorities to achieve that lofty goal. No one who lived through the sixties will ever forget the monumental fight for civil rights for Black Americans. We appear to be reaching a tipping point in the civil rights of Gay Americans with the recent cascade of judgments overturning unjust laws denying them the human right to marry whom they please and establish legally recognized families. America, by its nature, is an evolving entity as it strives to live up to our founding principles. Human rights for many marginalized groups have become the law of the land with eternal vigilance the price of maintaining them. However, there is one forgotten group which continues to see their own civil rights violated against an entrenched dominant group which...

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