Court Ruling on LGBTQ Workers
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- In a six to three decision, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay and transgender people from employment discrimination.
- Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority opinion arguing "An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender defies the law."
- On Friday, President Trump reversed Obama-era protections that prohibited discrimination in the health care industry ...