Several LGBT-related Petitions to be Considered by U.S. Supreme Court - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on Dec 5, 2018

Several petitions calling for a for a rollback of LGBT rights or a reversal of decisions from lower courts affirming LGBT rights are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court, The Washington Blade reports. Petitions filed include President Trump’s transgender military ban, whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination of LGBT persons in the workforce and a policy allowing transgender kids to use the restroom consistent with their gender identity, among others. The petitions were set for review on Monday, however, the Supreme Court’s website indicates that they were removed from the docket on Monday and will be considered at a later date.