Skydiving Co. Asks Justices To Review Gay Bias Ruling

By Braden Campbell (May 30, 2018, 7:43 PM EDT) -- The New York skydiving company at the center of a suit that earlier this year saw the en banc Second Circuit extend federal discrimination protections to gay workers has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision, arguing the appeals court wrongly usurped Congress' lawmaking authority.

The Second Circuit in February became only the second appeals court in the country to rule that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars employers from discriminating against workers based on traits including their sex, protects sexual orientation, reviving former skydiving instructor Donald Zarda's unfair firing suit against Altitude Express Inc. Zarda...

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