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    "Let me be clear: I support the Civil Rights Act because I overwhelmingly agree with the intent of the legislation, which was to stop discrimination in the public sphere and halt the abhorrent practice of segregation and Jim Crow laws," he said.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

    I did see the interview he had with Maddow and the fact that he thought it was acceptable for a private business to discriminate was disturbing.  

    He also said:

    Paul has said he doesn't believe the government has the right to tell a private business who they have to serve but insists he has not -- and has never -- called for a repeal of the law.

    "If you want to bring up 40-year-old legislation, why don't you bring me on with Sen. [Robert] Byrd, and we'll talk about how he filibustered the Civil Rights Act," he said of the 92-year-old West Virginia Democrat. "Make him, call him to task for something he actually did as opposed to calling me to task for something they insinuated that I might believe that's not true.

    But the whole thing is kind of moot since the type of discrimination that happened in the 1960's really has no meaning in today's society.

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