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Federal appeal court: 1964 Civil Rights Act forbids funeral home from firing transgender person

April 03, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals cited Title VII of the Act, which bans discrimination on the basis of sex. “In effect, the court held that employers violate the federal anti-discrimination statute when they refuse to affirm the sexual identity claimed by a transgender employee, even if their refusal is based on sincerely held religious beliefs,” according to the report.

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