Stephens was sacked from her job as a funeral director in Garden City after she came out to her colleagues in 2013 and said she would begin wearing women's clothing to work.
Before the ruling, the Supreme Court had yet to determine whether or not Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination for protected classes, covered gender identity and sexual orientation as well. The answer is clear. But the question in these cases is not whether discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity should be outlawed.
In 2013, Aimee Stephens was sacked from her job after she came out to her employer as transgender and decided she would start presenting as a woman. He said it was the job of Congress to update the law, not the justice system. "People are already protected in the workplace", then-House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said in 2013, pointing to legal protections that simply did not exist. These justices have long said that the statute that was adopted has to speak for itself, and that the court shouldn't be trying to infer legislative intent.
President Trump and his administration oppose rights for LGBTQ workers and actively lobbied to have the Court rule discrimination is legal.
Protestors outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in October 2019. "The Supreme Court's clarification that it's unlawful to fire people because they're LGBTQ is the result of decades of advocates fighting for our rights".
The decision considered a provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII.
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The case Bostock vs. Clayton County, Georgia entered around a Georgia man, Gerald Bostock, who claimed he was sacked for "unbecoming" conduct from his job with Clayton, County, Georgia, after he began participating in a gay softball league.
Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. dissented in an opinion joined by Justice Clarence Thomas.
One reason we can be sure that the right was using these cases as a way to undermine women's rights and civil rights in general is that the most relevant precedent was a 1988 case when the court ruled in favor of a woman who sued her employer for discriminating against her because she didn't fit their notions of femininity. The other involved a NY skydiving instructor named Donald Zarda who died after the litigation began, with the matter then pursued by his estate.
Three cases with LGBTQ plaintiffs alleging workplace discrimination were presented: Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia; Altitude Express v. Zarda; and G. "That's because it is impossible to discriminate against a person for being homosexual or transgender without discriminating against that individual based on sex". "By discriminating against homosexuals", Gorsuch wrote, "the employer intentionally penalizes men for being attracted to men and women for being attracted to women".
"Ours is a society of written laws", the justice who replaced Antonin Scalia said in response to Alito's argument that Congress didn't intend for Title VII to cover sexual orientation or gender identity at the time it was written.
"The Court tries to convince readers that it is merely enforcing the terms of the statute, but that is preposterous".
The court also chose on Monday to toss out a dozen gun rights cases, which sought to overturn a slew of state-level firearms restrictions, including magazine capacity limits and handgun carry bans.