Civil Rights Commission Faces Legitimacy Questions

LifeZette cited CEI’s recent letter to the acting attorney general of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concerning legitimacy questions.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is now asking Matt Whitaker (shown above right) to look into it.

“All we are asking the acting attorney general to do is apply the law passed by Congress and signed by President [Bill] Clinton,” CEI attorney Devin Watkins said in a statement provided to LifeZette.

“It appears the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is the only agency that has no substantive statutory authority for its continued existence. In a nation that respects the rule of law, not men, no agency, regardless of the merits of its mission, should be allowed to operate outside the law.”

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