Cons of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

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Cons of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
When faced with pointing out the cons of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, one may feel there aren’t many if any. Or maybe that it’s a justified contradiction to the first amendment, which from the U.S. Constitution reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The 1964 Civil Rights act is just one of the many problems that arise from the civil rights act. When the Civil Rights Act was passed it permitted voting rights, injunctive relief against discrimination in public places, of …show more content…

The Civil Rights Act voids the Jim Crow laws doing away with segregation. As a citizen who supports the Jim Crow laws, the Civil Rights act created another way of life that the government wanted to enforce. This expansion of

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