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Wednesday, 05 April 2017 21:19

High court may re-examine Civil Rights Act after LGBT ruling

Written by  Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — A ruling by a U.S. appeals court in Chicago reopens the question of whether the 1964 Civil Rights Act's protections apply to LGBT workers in the same way they bar discrimination based on someone's race, religion or national origin.

The immediate impact of the 7th Circuit's decision Tuesday is that employers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin — the states under the court's jurisdiction — would be breaking federal law by showing bias against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees.

But because the ruling conflicts with all the others made by federal appellate courts since the 1970s, the U.S. Supreme Court may ultimately have to decide whether to uphold the Chicago ruling as national precedent or strike it down as judicial overreach.

Here's a look on how that might happen on a court currently operating with eight justices pending the Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch:

THE RULING

Eleven 7th Circuit judges heard arguments in November in a lawsuit by an Indiana teacher, Kimberly Hively, who alleged that Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend didn't hire her full time because she is a lesbian.

After deliberating for four months, the court ruled decisively — 8 to 3 — that the 53-year-old law most closely associated with prohibitions on racial discrimination also barred discrimination against LGBT workers.

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There's no end the the..I'm a victim..scam... what next right's for Pedophiles?...oh they just did in California...legalizing child prostitution.

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Activist judges rewriting the laws as passed...nothing more & nothing less...everyone wants to get on the victim train, and that would be with the blessings of the court's!

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Ok, here we go. As with all laws comes the modifications, alterations, additions, interpretations, galore. When Social Security became law, here's what happened next: the tax rate went up, the income basis went up, the law added welfare cases, immigrants, dependents, unemployed, disabled and more. When Homeland Security started up this happened: TSA, more TSA, spying, NSA, more spying, and other stuff we don't know about. I think you get the point.


Now, this LG has become LGB, LGBT, LGBTQ...what' next LGBTQP, LGBTQPMR. P = pediphile, M = murderer, R = rapeist??? And will all of these be added to the Anti-discrimination laws? After that, will other classes be added we can't think of? This is getting like everything khrushchev said, "The West will bury itself with laws.".

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Karin Isbell Written by Karin Isbell
April 06, 2017
Brilliantly put, Bob
(Updated: April 06, 2017)

so what the court is saying, is that all occult religious beliefs are worth more than mine. and that the lbgt church, is their established religious standard for the nation. even though the freedom of religion amendment, was meant to prevent the government from establishing any religious belief standard for this nation. forcing all other religions, to accept some perverted occult religious standards.

the ruling is religious discrimination, against my own personal religious beliefs and the beliefs of many others.

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This ruling is NOT a lesbian>>>transgender>>> gay>>> or any other CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION>>> It is a personal violation on every CITIZENS RIGHTS in OUR COUNTRY!!!! Weather >>> gay >>>Straight>>> Transgender>>> Lesbian>>>Religious>>> Non believers >>> ETC!!!!>>>> We are ALL being assaulted by PEOPLE that want us NOT TO SUCCEDE to Life>>& the purpose to move forward in our endeavors!!!!!!!

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I wonder why it is so important that they stress their perversions instead of keeping their mouths shut?!?
I have never gone up to anyone and said " I am a normal white female!!" I am 80 yo, worked in public for 45 years
and several other years of PT work. Be your self and let everyone else be themselves! Stop talking about it.
Just be good at whatever you are and do your best! That should be sufficient for everyone. If your actions are acceptable to everyone, in public, no one cares what you do in private, except God, and he knows already!

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Jim Wright Written by Jim Wright
April 06, 2017
I have traveled and worked all over the world and I have noted one very interesting difference between gays in the US and other parts of the world, in the US they are professional gays who happened to be employed as engineers ect., in the rest of the world, they are professional engineers who happens to be gay. Their sexual orientation was never an issue in other places because they were professionals who made sure it wasn't an issue by their conduct.
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Mary Allen Written by Mary Allen
April 06, 2017
That is because the rest of the world is mostly against God's way of life and are willing to accept degeneracy as a way of life. Prayerfully, America will mostly hold onto what the Bible says about homosexuality. God will not be mocked. Romans 1:27 gives the exact fact what happens to homosexuals when they choose that lifestyle. They hurt themselves and receive...”due penalty”. When they do this there is due punishment but does not come directly from God but He allows them to pursue the unnatural and the consequences of their own diversions --V27b "...receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error". No matter how hard they try to make their lifestyle "normal" it can never be normal. No matter how much society accepts their lifestyle they will never be able to overcome their inward penalty of knowing it is wrong but they will blame society for not accepting it.
1. The punishment means it comes to them or within them
2. It derives from within them – when pursuing the unnatural the problem or penalty comes from their conscience even if seared for they are living the unnatural way
3. It is the personal torturous consequences of the perversion in their souls
4. Therefore homosexuality is the punishment in and of itself – inevitable as a result
5. The unnaturalness causes confusion and guilt and that is embedded in their soul even if they deny it or justify to self the unnatural is inescapable – torturous punishment
6. There will always be uncertainty in that practice of homosexuality – degradation, shame is the penalty in the conscience
7. Simply, it is an unnatural way to think and live

The ALPHABET population is now the soup de jour for America. If you ain't queer, we don't want to hear. I love how the courts have determined I am now a racist, homophobic, islamaphobe, misogynistic, anti-gender bender, white psychopathic male. I thought I was just a guy that worked hard all my life and never took freebies until it came time for me to retire to an obscure little town in Florida, hoping to live out my life in peace.......but no, now I have to worry about offending some nutcase that doesn't know what sex they are and want to push their Satanic views on me. Armageddon please come soon.....

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Homosexuality is not a race but a perversion of nature. Next

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I remember when the rights first went in my company had to hire so many of each race ...so in a lot of cases they hlired race instead of qualifications ....witch quite a few on lookers were upset that was in the Chicago area ....and then we had a black girl that missed work all the time(she never called in) ....they fired her they took it to court after a year she got a years back pay and she now worked at Abbots Laboratory were she made more money....Our laws in our union contract said you were suppose to call in an hour early so they could get somebody to take your place on a moving line in a glass factory that can not shut their lines down because it takes at the very least 8 hrs to get the glass straightened out ...NAccP got the job back for where anybody else would have been fired without a leg to stand on

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A good teacher could have easily overcome it, by being a good teacher.. There's something else going on here. my guess is she sucks as a teacher, a role model, and from the looks of it likes violating any normal dress code so as to claim any manner of victimhood she/he feels like.. Now.. She has special rights over others, preferential treatment, can holler alinsky and beat down on anyone who points out her no doubt legitimate failings..

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Thomas Walters Written by Thomas Walters
April 06, 2017
I would like to know when straight people will be give the equal rights they desearv.! These queers are demanding to have rights above others so when is these so called judges going to stand up for the American people who are not QUEERS!
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Larry Doug McKinney Written by Larry Doug McKinney
April 06, 2017
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April 06, 2017
You can expect this right to be restored when the Kingdom of God is finally established. This is Satan's world and he rules it with ALL his perverted kings and queens and queens and queens..(if you get my drift). In the end days whats right is wrong and whats wrong is right! ARE WE THERE YET? Abominations will be not only accepted but EXPECTED! ARE WE THERE YET? We finally got a majority of "decent" people to the polls and voted a mostly moral President and Vice. HOWEVER look at the extreme number of pervs. and generally Abominable people that voted the other way. I don't want to hear " I am not gay or otherwise perverted I just don't like Trump or whatever the excuse. IT DON'T MATTER IF YOUR PITCHING OR CATCHING" YOU ARE STILL PLAYING THE GAME!!!!!
The world must REPENT of their wicked ways and bow our knees to our creator! If you don't believe in the God of this universe then may he have mercy on you at judgement day!!
Merridee Pavlenko Written by Merridee Pavlenko
April 06, 2017
You should know by now there are two sets of rules, one for straights and one for those on the other side of the fence. One for the whites and other for the African American's,
one for Christians and one for non Christians, Our nation was founded on RIGHTS, LIBERTY and JUSTICE for all...So why do Democrats (means against the people) hate
Republicans (means for the people) who want to service the people not themselves; make it harder for us to have a safer place to live.. .If someone wants to come to America
let them do it the right way, and take the oaths our forefathers took, also many of our gr grand parents,, let them learn our language. Let them not enforce their way of life, beliefs
on us, they came here for freedom and justice not to make us bow down to them, if they came fort hat reason them maybe they should be sent back to their country. Why is it that those
of another form of life have more rights then someone else. This is not a socialist country, at least not yet Why is it that someone with money can get away with breaking the law and some one else who
breaks same law thrown in jail? America should not have double standards. The law is the law no matter of faith, color, creed, and sex. PERIOD.
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Simon Redwine Written by Simon Redwine
April 07, 2017
Here's the blueprint.. If you can wrestle new and special,rights for some, the rights of others are effectively taken control of. Lessened. And Government is the granter, by law of all rights. Then.. "We can do that, so we can do this too-- in a court of law. Your rights have now entered the realm of judicial activism, where they can be tinkered and tampered with.
Let's be clear about this as well.. These 'lgbt's' are not real people with real issues. They are 'vehicles'. The entirety of the upfront 'political' lgbt/trans baloney are communist party creeps.
Here is something to ponder. IF,, IF a true 'gender identitied' female were to go into a ladies bathroom -- WHO, is to ever know or even be likely to make an issue? How could you tell ? You couldn't, under these circumstances. However-- if a male in a wifebeater, 5 oclock shadow and a bra goes into the bathroom -- We got a problem, clearly. These leftists keep claiming that HE should have special rights because how says' i feel like a woman. This is clearly a danger, at minimum a serious issue to the privacy of young females. And the leftist loons claim they are the protectors? Baloney.
They are a serious, easily identifiable threat to children and women at large..

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