Friday, September 8, 2017

Notations From the Grid (Special @POTUS Watch Edition): On the Latest on the Legal Front For the Trump Administration...

We received the following late on Thursday on a major development regarding Gay and Lesbian Rights in the United States along with late breaking developments on the Travel Ban: (Registration May be Required):

Appeals court rules against Trump on the modified travel
ban injunction

Appeals court rules against Trump on the modified travel 

ban injunction

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court's ruling for the state of Hawaii against President Trump on the modified travel ban injunction.
The western federal appeals court heard arguments last week in the fight over who is blocked from coming to the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries under Trump's travel ban after the Supreme Court allowed part of the ban to be enforced pending oral arguments before the high court in October.

Read the full story here.


Trump's DOJ Backs Colorado Baker Who Refused Service to Gay Couple

The Trump administration delivered a new blow to the gay and lesbian community on Thursday when the U.S. Justice Department sided against a same-sex couple 
in a major discrimination case at the U.S. Supreme Court. The Justice Department 
filed a brief backing a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a 
gay couple.
 "Weddings are sacred rites in the religious realm and profoundly 
symbolic ceremonies in the
secular one," Jeffrey Wall, the acting U.S. solicitor general, wrote in the
 amicus brief. 

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