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    Question discriminate on (the basis of)

    Charity Reopens Its Door to Scouts - Los Angeles Times
    The local United Way chapter was one of several dozen that since 2000 had taken formal positions against groups that discriminate on race, religion, sexual preference and other criteria.

    http://articles.latimes.com/1996-01-...hts-initiative

    Apart from these very narrow exceptions, which are already recognized by the law and which would in no way be broadened by the CCRI, there's no more reason for government to discriminate on the basis of sex than there is for it to discriminate on the basis of race.
    Do "discriminate on the basis of" and "discriminate on" mean the same?

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    Re: discriminate on (the basis of)


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    Re: discriminate on (the basis of)

    So, "the basis of" is highly redundant?

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    Re: discriminate on (the basis of)

    It's redundant.

    It could be included if you thought your readers might better understand what you wanted to say.

    Rover

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