Trump's Judicial Assault on LGBT Protections

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Trump's Attack on the Courts Intensified in 2019

The Trump Administration, enabled by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, and advised by a powerful but shrouded network of right wing organizations, has worked tirelessly to confirm ideologically driven judges to lifetime appointments in order to further their ultra-conservative policy objectives through the Federal courts.

As an organization that has defended the rights of LGBT people in the courts for over 40 years, Lambda Legal believes that it has an obligation to the communities that we serve to sound the alarm about the impact that these nominees will have on the ability of LGBT people to receive fair and impartial justice.

Read More Reports from Lambda Legal

Trump’s Judicial Assault on LGBT Rights: Bias and Bigotry are the New Norms After Two Years of Trump Nominees (2018)

Trump’s Judicial Assault on LGBT Rights: A Brief Analysis of Trump’s Reshaping of the Courts One Year In (2017)

Date:
December 19, 2019