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The Obama Administration’s War on Women

January 31, 2014

by Ben Cohen at The American Thinker

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, along with Minding the Campus, wrote extensively about the "Dear Colleague letter" sent by Russlyn Ali, the Department of Education's assistant secretary for civil rights, to America's various educational institutions. The letter threatened loss of funding if these institutions did not comply with their title IX obligations, which would be title IX of the 1972 educational amendments. Educational institutions which receive federal funds may not discriminate on the basis of sex, and an environment where people are frequently the targets of sexual harassment is considered a hostile one, and therefore discriminatory against the targets based on their gender...

Cases: U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights April 4, 2011, Guidance Letter Reduces Due Process Protections