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Posts regarding news and information in relation to rulings, reviews, and opinions concerning non-discrimination protections from the U.S. Supreme Court.


Following Supreme Court Delay, Transgender Faith Leader in North Carolina Pushes Toward Continued Discussion

March 24, 2017, 5:12 pm Rev. Slack can't help but draw comparisons between the Gavin Grimm case and HB2 in North Carolina. In both instances, attempts are being made to shut transgender people out of the public sphere, erase their experiences, and deny them basic access to spaces, the usage of which so many take for granted.
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Despite Immense Support for Transgender Equality, Supreme Court Sends Landmark Case Back to Lower Court

By Adam Polaski • March 6, 2017, 10:38 am This morning the United States Supreme Court issued an order to vacate and remand the lower court’s opinion in the case of Gavin Grimm, G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board.
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SCHEDULED: U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Oral Argument in Transgender Equality Case March 28

By Adam Polaski • February 3, 2017, 1:44 pm Today the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled its oral argument for the case of a Virginia transgender teenager, Gavin Grimm, who is challenging a policy in his local school district that singles out transgender students for discrimination. The Court will hear argument in the case on March 28, 2017.
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Volunteer and Take Action Against Anti-LGBT Supreme Court Nominee

By Adam Polaski • February 2, 2017, 12:58 pm To mobilize national action against this nominee, Freedom for All Americans is partnering with the National Equality Action Team to drive thousands of calls into key Senators' offices.
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Trump Names Judge Neil Gorsuch, Judge With History of Anti-LGBT Positions, as SCOTUS Pick

By Adam Polaski • January 31, 2017, 9:51 pm Tonight, January 31, President Trump announced that his nomination for the Supreme Court is Neil Gorsuch, a Tenth Circuit judge who has previously shown significant deference to private employers and corporations who deny equal protections or services to individuals on the basis of their religious beliefs.
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10 Ways Discrimination Against LGBT Americans Was Spotlighted in 2016

By Adam Polaski • December 27, 2016, 1:20 am As 2016 draws to a close and we look ahead to 2017, Freedom for All Americans reflects on the biggest LGBT stories in 2016.
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Breaking: U.S. Supreme Court Grants Review in Case of Transgender Student

By Adam Polaski • October 28, 2016, 3:34 pm The United States Supreme Court today announced it would hear arguments in the case of a Virginia transgender teenager, Gavin Grimm, who is challenging a policy in his local school district that singles out transgender students for discrimination.
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U.S. Supreme Court Caves to Virginia School Board’s Last-Ditch Attempt to Discriminate Against Transgender Student

By Megan Clayton • August 3, 2016, 4:54 pm Today the United States Supreme Court granted a Virginia school board’s request to put on hold an appellate court ruling that effectively bars the school from discriminating against transgender students.
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Governor Jay Nixon Urges Missouri Lawmakers to Advance LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

By Cameron Tolle • July 8, 2015, 11:05 am After issuing an executive order instructing state agencies to comply with the Supreme Court's marriage ruling, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon underscored the urgent need for lawmakers to pass legislation protecting LGBT Missourians from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations.