BIG IDEAS….PART 1….Here’s a question for you. I am going to choose a series of broad subjects and ask my readers what single thing they would like to see done about them. Today’s subject is….civil rights.
You may interpret that broadly to mean race issues of any kind. So here is my question: if you could pass any single piece of federal legislation related to civil rights, what would it be? Think big! Assume we have a liberal president and big liberal majorities in Congress. Don’t worry overmuch about the Supreme Court. The only real rule is that you only get to choose one thing.
What would it be?
UPDATE: Quick note: the subject is “civil rights,” not “civil liberties.” I’m thinking primarily of race issues, but you’re welcome to suggest legislation dealing with other aspects of civil rights if you wish. I do intend to address feminist issues separately, though.