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From Segregation to Contraception: The Racial and Gender History of Religion-Based Objections to Civil Rights.

Start/End Tuesday, February 11, 2014 04:20 PM EST -- 06:10 PM EST
Location Name Case Lounge

With greater and greater frequency "conscience" or "religion" is being invoked to indemnify private actors from complying with constitutional rights to sexual liberty, statutory rights to equality, or policies designed to assure equal opportunity. The Spring 2014 Law and Sexuality Colloquium will bring together theorists, religious leaders, and activists who are working to contest and reframe the utilization of religious exemptions in civil rights laws.

Speaker: Louise Melling, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU and Director, ACLU Center for Liberty

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