‘No Jews or LGBTQ Allowed’? The Supreme Court Seems to Approve
Cleveland Plain Dealer / cleveland.com
free speech, protected class
In 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis, a case that barely received the attention it deserved – which can only be explained by the phalanx of conservative opinions the high court issued last week on affirmative action, student loans, and (more) religious accommodations in the workplace – the Supreme Court has, for the first time in its history, granted a for-profit business open to the public the constitutional right to refuse service to members of a protected class.
“Today is a sad day in American constitutional law and in the lives of LGBT people,” wrote Justice Sotomayor. She could not be more correct. We should all rise to change that.
Kalir, Doron M., "‘No Jews or LGBTQ Allowed’? The Supreme Court Seems to Approve" (2023). Law Faculty Articles and Essays. 1292.