Everyone agrees discrimination is wrong. Well, almost everyone. Recently, some well-meaning groups wrote to Attorney General Eric Holder advocating revocation of longstanding civil rights protections for religious groups. At issue is the right of religious groups to recruit staff that share the organization’s mission, vision and values. This fundamental right is codified in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and was affirmed by the Supreme Court in the 1987 Amos v. Corporation of Presiding Bishops case.

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