This. Is. Big.
The Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ indivuals must be protected from workplace discrimination. This is a big win for the LGBTQ+ community and human rights organizations. The results of the vote were 6-3. The Justices that dissented were Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas.
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Watershed moment for LGBT rights in US as Supreme Court rules workplace law protects gay and transgender employees https://t.co/XzYOmU0wwU— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) June 15, 2020
Great win for the LGBT community in the Supreme Court. Be aware that Susan Collins fave Brett Kavanaugh voted agains.— Stephen King (@StephenKing) June 15, 2020
Today's Supreme Court decision is a tremendous loss for the Trump Administration, which has consistently and relentlessly sought to deny protections to LGBT people. On the right below, what Trump's lawyers told the Supreme Court. On the left, what the Supreme Court said about it pic.twitter.com/KpdMRGush7— Neal Katyal (@neal_katyal) June 15, 2020
Many Are Thrilled By The Supreme Court Ruling
This is a huge, huge deal. In many states, until today, you could be fired just for being LGBT. No longer, thanks to today's 6-3 Supreme Court decision. https://t.co/qoAFUtiDDA— Neal Katyal (@neal_katyal) June 15, 2020
Firing someone because they are LGBTQ violates federal law. We’ve always known this — but today the Supreme Court made it official.— ACLU (@ACLU) June 15, 2020
Now it’s up to Congress to finish the work. https://t.co/L3g5tiLBAB
More Than 95K People Are Talking About This
BREAKING: Supreme Court rules federal civil rights law protects LGBT workers https://t.co/EPzKInKDKy— CBS News (@CBSNews) June 15, 2020
BREAKING: Supreme Court has ruled that LGBT employees are covered under federal workplace discrimination laws!— Palmer Report (@PalmerReport) June 15, 2020
Supreme Court says federal anti-discrimination laws protects LGBT workers. The decision is 6-3 with Gorsuch writing for the majority which includes Roberts, Ginbsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, & Kagan. https://t.co/zn2cl6sP5n— Kimberly Robinson (@KimberlyRobinsn) June 15, 2020
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