Fox's Attack On Regulations Targets Civil Rights Act

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It seems that no law is safe from Fox's efforts to help the Republicans' anti-regulatory agenda - not even landmark civil rights legislation.

This week Fox News is helping the Republicans' push for deregulation by running a series of reports the network is branding "Regulation Nation." On Tuesday, Fox host David Asman issued a call for "substantive deregulation before the next election." Fox News then scrolled through a list of laws under the heading "Regulation Nation" - a list that included Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act:

While Fox's opposition to Social Security and Medicare is tired and uninspired, the inclusion of the Civil Rights Act is startling.


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