« on: September 22, 2007, 01:56:56 AM »
It seems to me that military recruiters have as much a right to be present as anyone else. If one has a personal objection to their policies or to the military in general, one has the freedom to not interview with them. Not that I think anyone from Yale would be interested in JAG, strictly from a monetary standpoint.
This is simplifying the issue a bit. The issue is that employers who discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation shouldn't be allowed to recruit students from Yale Law School. Whether students want to work or whether students can easily decline to inteview with them is immaterial. They only have a right to be there if they meet certain guidelines that all employers must meet.
Shouldn't Yale not accept money from these same disciminatory employers?
They aren't accepting the money from the discriminatory employers. They are accepting it from expenditures authorized by Congress. The United States benefits by producing research in various disciplines including law, producing academics, scientists, etc.
They are accepting money from the federal government while also barring employers from the federal government. It is hypocritical.
I don't see your point.
If Yale makes a personal determination that the government is a discriminatory employer and wishes to bar them from recruiting on campus, it seems inconsistant to then accept money from that same discriminatory employer.
It seems especially hallow to argue that it is okay because only one segment of the employer discriminates.