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Judge dismisses lesbian couple's lawsuit alleging discrimination by Sunset Hills retirement community

Jan 17, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

ST. LOUIS - A federal lawsuit filed by a married lesbian couple alleging they were discriminated against by a Sunset Hills retirement community that declined to let them move in together has been dismissed, according to a decision filed on Wednesday.

The Fair Housing Act does not protect against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, the decision by U.S. District Judge Jean C. Hamilton concludes.

Mary Walsh and Bev Nance, a married couple who have been in a committed rela...