Texas LGBT Rights Suit On Hold Pending High Court Rulings

Law360 (December 4, 2019, 6:55 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge will wait to decide the validity of a case challenging the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's stance that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects LGBT workers until the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on the topic.

U.S. District Judge Reed C. O'Connor on Tuesday paused proceedings in the proposed class action over the scope of the EEOC's policy protecting LGBT workers in a challenge brought by a coalition of conservative churches and two Houston-area health centers that claim they should have a religious exemption. The judge agreed with the EEOC that three cases argued before...

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