Just in case you haven’t heard, here is some much needed welcome news for LGBTQ+ rights after the Trump Administration’s rollback last Friday of ACA healthcare protections for transgenders. Thanks to Dr. Rex for helping spread the word!🌈
~~June 16, 2020~~
SCOTUS DECISION ON LGBTQ RIGHTS
On the same month, Gay Pride Month, a few days from the landmark decision for ‘marriage equality’ on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court hands liberals a surprise victory.
LGBT rights advocates triumphed at the Supreme Court Monday, June 15, winning a sweeping decision from the justices that protects gay, lesbian and transgender employees from being disciplined, fired or turned down for a job based on their sexual orientation.
Two of the court’s Republican appointees, Neil Gorsuch and John Roberts, joined the court’s Democratic appointees to deliver the surprising 6-3 victory to those arguing for anti-discrimination protections.
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5–4 decision that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all states to grant same-sex marriages and recognize same-sex marriages granted in other states. The Court overruled its prior decision in Baker…
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