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Justin Raimondo

In the following viewpoint, Justin Raimondo maintains that gays and lesbians do not face significant discrimination. According to Raimondo, homosexuals as a group have not demonstrated an inability to obtain wealth or political power because of prejudice against their sexual orientation. Furthermore, he contends, measures designed to prevent discrimination against homosexuals would actually grant them special favors and privileges while infringing on the rights of employers and organizations that support traditional moral standards. Raimondo is the author of Coexistence or Culture War:What Does the Gay LobbyWant"

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1. What statistics does Raimondo cite to support his contention that homosexuals do not face economic discrimination"
2. Why did the United Way, Bank of America, and Levi Strauss initially withdraw their financial support from the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Boy...

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