Subcommittee Drops ‘Civil Rights And Human Rights’ From Name



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A Republican senator from Texas has stripped the words “civil rights and human rights” from the name of the Senate subcommittee he now chairs. The decision is drawing criticism from civil rights activists, who say it is a “discouraging sign” given the tense state of U.S. race relations. Sen. John Cornyn on Thursday was appointed chairman…

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