It was the Democratic Party, he said, that supported the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawing racial discrimination and the federal law known as Title IX in 1972, which requires gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding.A bald-faced lie, of course. Here are the actual numbers on the final version of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Democratic Party: 46–21 (69–31%)
Republican Party: 27–6 (82–18%)
Democratic Party: 153–91 (63–37%)
Republican Party: 136–35 (80–20%)
And, of course, a year later, lyin' Bob voted against desegregating student organizations at UNL, trailing 80% of the Congressional GOP on civil rights.