Viacom Signs Historic Legal Petition Defending LGBT Rights

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Credit: Lisa Di Venuta for Viacom

No one deserves to be fired for their sexual orientation.

This is the logic behind Viacom and 49 other companies’ decision to sign a formal legal petition asking the U.S. 2nd Court of Appeals to extend a federal law prohibiting employers from firing workers for being gay. This is the first time businesses have explicitly taken this position, according to Freedom for All Americans, a bipartisan campaign group that Viacom consulted with on this issue. Excerpt courtesy of Viacom.

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