This is the second time the Tennessee Legislature has tried to ban the nondiscrimination policy.
Several states include religious exemptions to nondiscrimination law and same-sex marriage laws.
And nondiscrimination is, or should be, a seamless garment—and discrimination a seamless evil.
Brown had ample statistics at hand to demonstrate that at least in the Navy this nondiscrimination policy was progressive.
Further, the Navy's policy of nondiscrimination demanded that all types of assignments be opened to black marines.
McNamara, however, "readily agreed" with his housing experts that a letter on nondiscrimination in family housing was necessary.
1640s, "the making of distinctions," from Late Latin discriminationem (nominative discriminatio), noun of action from past participle stem of discriminare (see discriminate). Especially in a prejudicial way, based on race, 1866, American English. Meaning "discernment" is from 1814.
It especially annoys me when racists are accused of 'discrimination.' The ability to discriminate is a precious facility; by judging all members of one 'race' to be the same, the racist precisely shows himself incapable of discrimination. [Christopher Hitchens]