(from here (en.wikipedia.org))
What does a judge do? Well, judges read laws. Supposedly, they try to understand what the writers of a law intended. Then they apply the meaning of a law to an actual situation. Unfortunately, some judges do not have the wisdom to read the law as written. Instead of just applying the meaning of a law as written, some judges “rewrite” a law by changing the meaning of words. What follows is an example of judges changing the meaning of one word, in this case the word “sex”.
Here are some news articles on the big, earthshattering, milestone, landmark case.
- Ruling on LGBTQ rights once again reveals precarious nature of Supreme Court’s conservative majority (usatoday.com)
- In landmark case, Supreme Court rules LGBTQ workers are protected from job discrimination (nbcnews.com)
- Shannon Bream breaks down Supreme Court’s big LGBT rights decision: ‘This is going to be a big change’
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