Justice Department Says No Lgbt Safety In Federal Intercourse-Discrimination Law

As the Justice Department brief notes, for decades, courts have ruled that firing or discriminating against employees because they’re gay or lesbian does not violate federal law.
The Justice Department brief notes, for decades, courts have ruled that firing or discriminating against employees because they’re gay or lesbian does not violate federal law.
During the Obama Administration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission adopted the position that LGBT discrimination was covered by existing law.
| J. David Ake/AP Justice Department says no LGBT protection in federal sex-discrimination lawThe Trump administration is further angering gay rights activists by arguing in court that federal law against sex discrimination in employment doesn’t protect individuals from being fired because they are gay, lesbian or transgender.
The Sessions-led Justice Department and the Trump administration are actively working to expose people to discrimination,” ACLU attorney James Esseks said.

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