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Supreme Court Decision On LGBTQ Workers

Supporters of LGBTQ rights hold placards in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 8, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta
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AP
Supporters of LGBTQ rights hold placards in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 8, 2019.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that existing federal workplace discrimination laws extend to gay and transgender employees.

Neil Gorsuch, widely considered one of the more conservative justices on the Supreme Court, authored the landmark 6-3 decision, which affirms the prohibition against discrimination “because of sex” in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 includes LGBTQ workers.

Dissenting justices decried the decision as amending the law, not interpreting it.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: what the surprise decision could mean for the LGBTQ equality movement in Ohio.

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