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Amash Promotes Judicial Activism To Stop Employer Discrimination Against “Transgender Americans”

Rep. Justin Amash (L-MI) has suggested that federal law should be reinterpreted to extend existing employment protections against discrimination on the basis of sex to discrimination against transgenders, in an interview with Forbes on Friday. “I would protect transgender Americans under the protections that exist for sex,” Amash. “I think that people can take the term ‘sex’ that’s in federal law and interpret it to mean things beyond what it traditionally meant.” He went on to suggest the courts could play a role to increase the scope of these laws. “Sometimes, we have to catch up to the law,” Amash… Keep Reading

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