Press Release | June 15, 2020

CTA Applauds Supreme Court Decision Protecting LGBTQ+ People as Landmark Victory

Jennifer Drogus
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision to protect LGBTQ+ employees from discrimination in the workplace:

"Diversity is our national special sauce which fosters innovation. Today's historic Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBTQ+ people is a landmark victory for  freedom and diversity, which will continue to propel our country's entrepreneurial spirit forward. Our nation was created to be, and continues to serve as, a beacon for freedom, liberty and equal opportunity, and today's ruling ensures that we continue to be a country where anyone can invent, create and do business. This decision upholds these values and helps ensure all Americans can be their best selves."