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Supreme Court rules LGBTQ workers protected under civil rights law


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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is illegal for an employer to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, delivering a major victory in the fight for civil rights for LGBTQ people. The court's 6-3 ruling extends the scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion, to include LGBTQ people. CBSN's Vlad Duthiers and Anne-Marie Green have the breaking news.

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