The LGBTQ community has been asking Congress for protections since Reps. Bella Abzug and Ed Koch first introduced the Equality Act of 1974, 47 years ago, and nearly fifty years of waiting is long enough.
Tagged: 1964 Civil Rights Act
Supreme Court Rules That LGBT Americans Are Covered Under the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Cannot Be Fired For Being Gay
The 6-3 opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch and joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and the court’s four liberal justices.
Trump Tells Supreme Court Legalize Firing LGBT Americans -An amicus brief filed by Donald Trump’s the Department Of Justice weighs in on two cases involving gay workers and what is meant by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka The Mormons) released a statement Monday morning opposing the Equality Act over concerns regarding their “religious liberty”
The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether the Civil Rights Act of 1964 guarantees protections from workplace discrimination to gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans Americans.
the Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations
Nancy Fivecoate, who runs Carver Tax refused to do their taxes citing her religious beliefs, and recommended another tax service business which would work with them.
Family Research Council hate group President Tony Perkins has her panties all in a bunch over yesterday’s federal court ruling that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 also applies to anti-LGB employment discrimination. She vents...
Seventh Circuit Federal Court Strikes Huge Blow For Equality, LGB’s Covered Under 1964 Civil Rights Act
In an 8-3 ruling, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday struck a massive blow for LGBT equality when it concluded that federal civil rights law — specifically, the Civil...
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that a lesbian employee was not protected from anti-gay workplace discrimination under the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition on sex-based discrimination prohibition, thus ignoring a Supreme Court...