"However in the last 30 years we have had a justified push for equality of all humans regardless of sex, sexual preference, race, belief, etc." NOT!!!
We have had a justified push for equal opportunity and for equal treatment based on demonstrated ability rather than assuming that someone becasue of race, gender, etc. cannot do the job. Big difference.
Thomas Jefferson wrote:
All men are created equal (due to culture at the time, the term "men" was used to refer to people"
They are endowed by their creator with inalienable rights.
That among these, are
And the pursuit of happiness.
Note that he did not say they are entitled to happiness. They are only entitled to try to get it. Nothing more, nothing less.
That is what civil rights efforts and movements have all been about. Inalienable rights and the pursuit of happiness.