Supreme Court Rule Civil Rights Laws Cover LGBTQ

US Supreme Court backs by 6-3 that employers firing someone for being gay or transgender are breaking civil rights laws.

Employers argued that the 1964 Civil Rights Act was not intended to include cases involving sexual orientation.

“An employer who fires an individual for being homosexual or transgender fires that person for traits or actions it would not have questioned in members of a different sex,” said Judge Neil Gorsuch.

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