Lawsuit Claims Trump Administration Unlawfully Ending the Enforcement of Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

Nicole Rojas
Mar 20, 2020 - 10:52

The Trump administration is unlawfully planning to stop enforcing nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans, a new lawsuit claims. The lawsuit, filed against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), focuses on a proposed rule issued in November that would upend an Obama-era rule against discrimination in federally funded grant programs.

Civil rights group Lambda Legal and the nonprofit Democracy Forward joined forces to file the lawsuit on behalf of three LGBTQ advocacy groups: True Colors United, SAGE and Family Equality. The lawsuit claims the Trump administration has...

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