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Do you think that special interest groups such as homosexuals women and other minorities need special constitutional amendments to protect them from discrimination Explain Whenever this subject is brought up it usually brings a lot of controversy with it I am one of many I am sure who is torn when it comes to discussing the rights of minority groups Although I dont feel that any specific group deserves special protection over another group I do feel that all groups of people deserve equal protection under the law regardless of race nationality religion political views gender disability or sexual orientation Most all of these minority groups are protected under the law but one that isnt are gays lesbians and bisexuals Employment discrimination is the most common complaint received by the American Civil Liberties Union from gays and lesbians As of mid-1996 Americans can be legally fired from their jobs simply because of their sexual orientation in 41 states That number is still the same to this very day A study showed that gays earned from 11 to 17 less and lesbians earn 5 to 14 less than the national average The American Civil Liberties Union claims that the only thing close to a representative survey suggests that lesbians and gay men generally earn less than their heterosexual counterparts But even if the average homosexual earned more than the average heterosexual there would still be many gays and lesbians discriminated against in employment and in need of legal protection of some sort When the first civil rights bill to follow the US civil war was debated in Congress it was criticized for granting special rights to Afro-Americans When the Civil Rights Act was debated in 1964 it was criticized because it would attack individual freedom of choice in hiring But it passed It guaranteed protection against discrimination in employment on the basis of race religion gender national origin and disability But the Civil rights Act gave
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