Civil and Human Rights

CAC’s Wydra Discusses Title VII SCOTUS Victory on Fox News Channel

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Constitutional Accountability Center President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on Fox News @ Night to discuss the opinion by Trump-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch holding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay, lesbian, and transgender employees from discrimination “on the basis of sex.”

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