Supreme Court Hands Down Civil Rights Opinion

Court sides unanimously with Comcast.

On Monday of this week, the Supreme Court issued their opinion in the case of Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American Media (NAAAM). The particulars of this case deal with the African-American owned station that alledged that Comcast refused to carry its channels because it was a 100% black-owned business. 

The court ruled unanimously that NAAAM had not sufficiently proved that the race of the company’s owners was the “but-for” cause of Comcast not carrying its channels. This means that any civil rights violation for business puts the burden of proof on the individual contending that discrimination occurred, and that race was the main factor in why the alleged discrimination occurred. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • That God would lead the Justices of the Court in their future decisions.
  • For God to protect the health of the Justices of the Court during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • That Americans would be protected from discrimination as a result of this ruling.

Sources: VOX, SCOTUSblog


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