More than 100 state bills so far have aimed to use religious beliefs as an excuse for discrimination. The idea is to allow businesses and public employees to mistreat LGBT people and consider married same-sex couples as unmarried.
Following the introduction of the Equality Act in July, questions have arisen about just how the bill is designed to protect LGBT people and its potential impact on employers, businesses and religious entities.
Lambda Legal’s Midwest Regional Office welcomed Aisha Davis as Lambda Legal’s new Tyron Garner Memorial Fellow. Davis is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and most recently served as Law Clerk for the Family Court of the State of Delaware for Chief Judge Chandlee Johnson Kuhn.