How did a conservative Supreme Court rule for LGBTQ employment rights?

Joseph Fons holding a Pride Flag, stands in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building after the court ruled that a federal law banning workplace discrimination also covers sexual orientation, in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to protect LGBTQ workers against employment discrimination on the basis of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Brookings Senior Fellow Jonathan Rauch explains the extent and limitations of the court’s reasoning, and what will be the next battle for LGBTQ rights.

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo, Chris McKenna, Fred Dews, Marie Wilken, and Camilo Ramirez for their support.

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