On October 30, Trump nominated Kenneth Marcus to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education.
Marcus has a long record of filing spurious discrimination claims with the department in an effort to suppress Palestine activism on campus, and supports anti-BDS legislation.
Marcus is yet another Trump nominee who would undermine the very protections his office is supposed to uphold.
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Kenneth Marcus, Trump’s nominee for Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, is a sworn opponent of Palestinian rights. How? He sues universities for allowing pro-Palestine activism on campus, calls for defunding universities whose Middle East Studies programs he believes are “anti-Israel,” and tries to get student activists disciplined for participating in campus actions. Take action to stop his confirmation: uscpr.org/marcusPosted by US Campaign for Palestinian Rights on Monday, November 27, 2017