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Press Release 08.21.19

The Flores Rule Change Denies Basic Human Rights

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the final rule to overturn the Flores settlement:

Press Release 08.20.19

Facebook ‘Bias’ Audit Misses the Mark

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Facebook’s audit regarding so-called anti-conservative bias:

Podcast 08.19.19

Episode 9: Gun Violence – Thoughts, Prayers, Action & Reform

Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison welcomes David Hogg, activist and co-founder of March For Our Lives and Zion Kelly, activist and student at Florida A&M University, to discuss their tragic experiences with gun-related violence – and the urgent need for reform on all levels.

Press Release 08.16.19

Trump Administration is Making Housing Discrimination Great Again

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed rule to amend the agency’s “disparate impact” regulations that provide anti-discrimination protections to people of color, women, and others:

Press Release 08.15.19

‘Trump Exporting Bigotry’

WASHINGTON – Ashley Allison, executive vice president of campaigns and programs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement in response to Israeli President Netanyahu’s decision to ban Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from Israel following President Trump’s tweet: