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Old White Guys Need Not Apply – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on June 20, 2018

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/06/laurence-m-vance/old-white-guys-need-not-apply/

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…The problem?

The federal lawsuit, which was filed in February 2015, alleged that job candidates at Seasons 52 were told that the restaurants didn’t hire “old white guys.”

…The federal government is obsessed with discrimination. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination “because of such individual’s race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” This was followed by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Fair Housing Act of 1968, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

But discrimination is a crime in search of a victim. Every real crime needs a tangible victim with measurable damages. Discrimination is not aggression, force, coercion, or threat. It should never be a crime. To outlaw discrimination is to outlaw freedom of thought. To restrict discrimination is to restrict freedom of assembly. To limit discrimination is to limit property rights. To regulate discrimination is to regulate freedom of association. Read the rest of this entry »

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