Big win for LGBT rights but fight's not over in Pennsylvania

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday will extend legal protection to gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination at certain workplaces across all of Pennsylvania, but a years-long fight in the state Legislature isn't over. L

GBT rights advocates in Pennsylvania said the court’s ruling doesn't cover people who work for smaller employers, and it doesn't extend legal protection against discrimination to housing or public services.

Advocates want to add sexual orientation and gender identity or expression to a state law that empowers the state Human Relations Commission to investigate complaints of discrimination in employment, housing and public services because of someone’s race, sex, religion, age or disability. The commission can impose civil penalties.

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