"A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a law prohibiting discrimination based on one’s sex also applies to 'sexual orientation.'
The case, Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., was over whether homosexuality is a protected class under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it is, going against the Trump administration’s plain reading of the law.
'We see no principled basis for recognizing a violation of Title VII for associational discrimination based on race but not on sex,' Chief Justice Robert A. Katzmann wrote."
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