Congressional Forum On Civil Rights Under Trump | Human Rights Campaign

Congressional Forum on Civil Rights Under Trump | Human Rights Campaign

Members of Congress who have championed civil rights held a forum on Thursday titled “Civil Rights Under the Trump Administration-The First 100 Days.” Witnesses covered a range of issues highlighting the troubling trend of the Administration pulling back federal enforcement of civil rights protections, including non-discrimination protections for the transgender community.House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI), Education and Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) hosted the forum, and were joined by Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Al Lawson (D-FL), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Terri …

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