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US Attorney's Office celebrates civil rights

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 by Krystal Paco

Guam - In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 the US Attorney for Guam and the CNMI held a ceremony taking a look back into history. US Attorney for Guam and the CNMI Alicia Limtiaco said, "The Department of Justice forges forward to protect and promote civil rights for LJBT persons the cornerstone federal statutes that prohibit discrimination in education employment housing police practices and federally funded programs also prohibits sex discrimination."

The Department of Justice is committed to diversity and inclusion in all facets of life and has enforced all civil rights statutes including the Sheppard Bird Act to combat discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Limtiaco adds that the Department of Justice remains committed to protecting and promoting the civil rights of all citizens. 
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