Breaking: In Huge LGBT Win, SCOTUS Refuses Case That Could Have Sabotaged Obama Transgender Policy

Today at the Supreme Court, a victory for transgender students, at least until November. The Supreme Court refused to hear a case which sought to overturn another Supreme Court decision on judicial deference to how a federal agency interprets its own regulations.

supreme_courtThe refused case, United Student Aid Funds v. Bryana Bible, uses another Supreme Court ruling Auer v. Robbins, and conservatives have been aching to overturn that ruling.

Last month the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that transgender teen Gavin Grimm had the right to sue his school district for refusing to allow him equal access to the boys’ restrooms, emboldening the U.S. Dept. of Education’s position that discrimination against transgender students is sex discrimination.The 4th Circuit ruling in part relied on Auer v. Robbins to reach its decision.

Source: Breaking: In Huge LGBT Win, SCOTUS Refuses Case That Could Have Sabotaged Obama Transgender Policy – The New Civil Rights Movement

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