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GOP backs Gorsuch’s LGBTQ decision after conservative blowback

The standard left/right pathological obsession with the Supreme Court as justification for electoralism has been totally debunked. The “God Hates Fags” crowd may be pissed, but the Republican leadership and their plutocratic benefactors couldn’t care less. More wage slaves, more fodder for the imperial legions, more voters to dupe…

By BURGESS EVERETT and MARIANNE LEVINE

Politico

Conservatives are seething over Justice Neil Gorsuch’s opinion that cemented new protections for LGBTQ people. The Senate Republicans who confirmed him? Not so much.

Seven years ago, just nine Senate Republicans supported a bill codifying workplace protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. And after it passed the Senate, the GOP-controlled House never took it up.

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