ISSUE BRIEF – New Sexual Orientation-Transgender Laws

2017-08-16T04:06:30+00:00October 24th, 2014|

Proposed laws extending civil rights protections to LGBTQ individuals seek to increase regulation of business, religious organizations and citizens. The proposed laws create new protected classes of individuals, giving new legal causes of action on the basis of “sexual orientation,” “sexual identity,” “gender identity and expression,” “family responsibilities,” etc.