Synopses & Reviews
In a misguided attempt to eradicate every vestige of discrimination in our society, activists and courts are using antidiscrimination laws to erode civil liberties such as free speech, the free exercise of religion, and freedom of association.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-188) and index.
Table of Contents
Why civil liberties should be protected from antidiscrimination laws -- The threat to freedom of expression in the workplace -- The threat to artistic freedom -- Political speech as illegal discrimination -- Censoring campus speech -- Completed speech -- Public accommodations laws and the threat to the autonomy of private organizations -- Stifling expressive associations -- Regulating religious schools -- Religious landlords: antidiscrimination law as a weapon in the culture wars -- The right to privacy and the right to be left alone -- The ACLU and the abandonment of civil liberties