Politics & Policy

Less Money for Politically Correct Lawlessness

Gail Heriot and Peter Kirsanow, the two conservatives on the U.S. Commission for Civil Rights, have written a letter urging Congress not to grant the Obama administration’s requested 31 percent increase in the budget for the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The two commissioners document “a disturbing pattern of disregard for the rule of law at OCR,” all in the service of fashionable political correctness, of course. Hans Bader of the Competitive Enterprise Institute likewise opposed the requested increase here.  Congress should listen.

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