Holder: LGBT Issues ‘Civil Rights Issue of Our Time’; ‘Hopefully’ SCOTUS Agrees

‘The LGBT community is something that I’ve tried to focus on and that is the civil rights issue of our time’

“Civil rights, the LGBT community is something that I’ve tried to focus on. I think that is the civil rights issue of our time. This whole question of same-sex marriage which will be resolved by the court over the next I guess couple of months or so, hopefully that decision will go in a way I think is consistent with who we say we are as a people. But I also think that is really just a sign, it’s an indication, it is one part of the fight for overall LGBT equality. And I think that the work you all have done in that regard is going to be an integral part of the legacy of this department.”

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