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Supreme Court's LGBTQ Ruling Will Affect Workers And Employers In Kansas & Missouri

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A parent and child holding a rainbow pride flag in the middle of an empty street.
Sharon McCutcheon
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects from workplace firing people identifying as gay and transgender.

The Supreme Court's ruling could be of more consequence than its 2015 decision on marriage equality, and will affect employers and workers throughout Kansas and Missouri.

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