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Jani

On the news this morning it was noted the woman at the funeral home was fired because she would make families uncomfortable.  I don't believe this is protected in the constitution!   We will see how this plays out.  

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Timber Wolf

Oh boy,😕 hope for the best, prepare for the worst.

 

Lots of love,

Timber Wolf 🐾

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VickySGV

We will not get the opinion on this for many months, and being the centric pessimist that I am, I think it will be a very narrow and case specific ruling that will not not establish an actual Constititutional precedent or national rule. Parties in the individual cases will have some individual relief, but the overlying issue will not be resolved for many more years.  No general loss to either side I am afraid to say.

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Jackie C.

The language used in the article makes me uneasy. This seems like it would be an easy issue:

 

"Was this person fired for something due their performance? OK, was it criminal misconduct? Fine, is the company downsizing (which I personally hate, but it's legal) or closing its doors? No? Alright then. Discrimination. Discrimination is illegal. You lose. Next case."

 

I don't really understand how there can be such hair-pulling and hand-wringing over this nonsense. People are people. If you hire someone to do a job, and they're doing the job, what's the harm? The hate baffles me. I can't parse the hate. That's probably for the best. I don't want to be someone who even could understand something like that.

 

Hugs!

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