US Supreme Court To Weigh In On Gay, Transgender Rights
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7:21 AM
The US Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law that bars discrimination in the workplace. The nation's highest court is considering three related cases, one involving a funeral home worker who was fired after telling her employer she was a transgender woman and would be wearing women's clothing at work.
US Supreme Court Lets Trump's Transgender Troop Restrictions Take Effect
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:33 AM
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday let President Donald Trump enforce his policy barring certain transgender people from joining or staying in the military as the justices put on hold lower court rulings blocking the plan on constitutional grounds. The conservative-majority granted the Trump administration's request to lift injunctions issued by federal judges against the policy while a legal challenge continues in lower courts.