Federal Court of Appeals Lets Men Use Girls’ Restrooms
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A federal court of appeals has issued a ruling, frankly that is in defiance of the actual language of so-called Title IX in which it said, essentially, that a boy can use the girls’ restroom in schools, or vice versa.
Mat Staver: There are two cases that are currently pending at the Federal Court of Appeals. The one was the so-called Grimm case out of Virginia, it’s at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. That governs not only Virginia, but also Carolina, which is important. We’ll talk about that. And there’s another case in a another federal court of appeals that’s pending as well.
In the lower courts, both of the lower courts went the right way. They said that this federal law called Title IX, does not apply to allow a boy to use the women’s restroom in the school or vice versa. That when the Title IX federal law was written back in the 1970’s, sex meant male and female. There was no other conception that it would be this gender fluidity, including somebody who’s born male, and now wants to be female. But now, in a split decision from the Federal Court of Appeals, although the case is far from over because it has to go back down for more litigation, a judge wrote that in fact we need to give deference to the Obama Administration’s interpretation of Title IX…
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