In a blistering must-see address on the U.S. Senate floor, Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), the youngest member of the U.S. Senate, condemned Justice Neil Gorsuch’s opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. Writing for the Majority, Gorsuch essentially legislated from the bench, changing duly passed federal law with far-reaching and destructive consequences for all Americans, especially religious Americans.
Posted in Federal, Religious Liberty
Tagged Antonin Scalia, Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, Josh Hawley, Judicial Activism, Neil Gorsuch, Originalism, SCOTUS, textualism, U.S. Senate
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has garnered less attention than usual lately with COVID-19 monopolizing headlines. However, with the Court’s term ending in June, some of the most controversial decisions are expected to be released any day now. Among the most notable are three cases involving Title VII of the landmark Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of sex. The question is whether Title VII’s ban on sex discrimination also includes decisions based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The cases are Altitude Express, Inc. v. Zarda, Bostock …
Posted in Sexuality
Tagged Altitude Express, Antonin Scalia, Equality Act, Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Courts, Inc. v. Zarda, Neil Gorsuch, Originalism, SCOTUS, textualism, Title VII