The Amendment nullifies sophisticated as well as simple-minded modes of discrimination.
Our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex Discrimination, rationalized by an attitude of 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.brennan, william j., jr.
Today President Bush has failed the American people and especially people of color. Despite the lip service he and his party have given in recent weeks to building racial unity, his latest action seeks to perpetuate the current effects of past Discrimination. ... President Bush's decision to join this misguided attempt to resegregate our public institutions is regrettable.jim clyburn
. . . you would be well advised to practice extreme Discrimination on what filters through to that area of the brain that requires belief. Some or the more lucid, literate and better educated folks will tell you that they have conquered that base, primal nature of humanity and will inform that their brains do not require the gullible mechanism of blind acceptance called belief and their brains function far more clearly and with greater cogence. Just remember, Santa Claus is waiting.kenny young
A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she 'adjust' to prejudice and Discrimination.betty friedan
We demand about everything of ourselves but Discrimination in what we demand.henry s. haskins
When negotiations are at an impasse, when States dig their heels in, it is time to ‘undig’ them in a spirit of compromise. We all need to unlearn the predator in us, unlearn Discrimination, unlearn privilege.alfred de zayas
With the growth of the world population, the global climate change and the need for a greater healthy environment, access to water resources has become a crucial condition for the realization of an equitable international order, where the needs of the peoples are effectively addressed. In this regard, the need for international cooperation, including in joint effort with relevant non-state actors, is paramount to ensure water is made available to all without Discrimination. Water is a human right, an enabling right, not a mere commodity.alfred de zayas
Every type of Discrimination, whether social or cultural, whether based on sex, race, color, social condition, language or religion, is to be overcome and eradicated as contrary to God 's intent.
It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach Discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups.
All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting Discrimination in public education must yield.
I believe that the United States as a government, if it is going to be true to its own founding documents, does have the job of working toward that time when there is no Discrimination made on such inconsequential reason as race, color, or religion.
[T]he free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without Discrimination or preference, shall forever hereafter be allowed, within this State.
If you believe in equality, if you believe in standing up for the rights of all, especially for people most affected by bigotry and Discrimination, then you have no choice but to be present and accounted for when it comes to standing up for gays and lesbians in our society.
For there is no constitutional right for any race to be preferred... If Discrimination based on race is constitutionally permissible when those who hold the reins can come up with "compelling" reasons to justify it, then constitutional guarantees acquire an accordion-like quality.william o. douglas