Civil Rights

ADA Doesn’t Cover Obese Man’s Future Disabilities: 7th Circ.

A Seventh Circuit appeals panel ruled Tuesday that an obese BNSF Railway Co. applicant can’t claim the transport titan violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it held back a job offer over concerns about future possible health conditions related to the worker’s weight…

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Texas Judge Tosses ACA’s Transgender, Abortion Bias Rule

The Texas federal judge who vacated the Affordable Care Act last year tossed an Obama-era regulation banning federally funded health insurance plans from discriminating on the basis of gender identity, saying the rule violated the Administrative Procedure Act and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act…

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