Affirmative Action/Quotas/Civil Rights/Christian Universities and Title VII

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How can Christian Universities legally fire transgender or gay individuals specifically because they admit they are transgender or gay?  Why doesn't Title VII apply in this situation?

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Hello,

Title VII prevents employment discrimination based on race or sex.  It says nothing about discrimination based on sexual preference or someone who chooses to change their sex.  Under federal law, discrimination based on such factors is perfectly legal.  Although many States now have laws banning discrimination, many of those have exemptions for religious organizations.

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Michael Troy

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I will answer questions relating to discrimination law or the 14th Amendment, sexual harassment, etc. I can`t give specific legal advice involving specific cases you might have.

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I have worked as an attorney in this area, including several landmark cases involving racial preferences (such as Hopwood v. Texas, University of Michigan v. Gratz and UM v. Grutter).

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Former Attorney with the Center for Individual Rights.

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Washington Times
Washington Post

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JD from University of Michigan Law School

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