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Protecting women’s sports

Society | GOP senators introduce legislation that would take away federal funding for schools allowing biological males compete in female sports
by Mary Jackson
Posted 9/25/20, 04:22 pm

In 1971, nearly 12 times as many high school boys as girls played sports. Title IX of the Education Amendments passed the following year, ensuring equal opportunities for women and girls in school-based athletics. Now, boys who identify as girls are increasingly infiltrating girls athletic teams and taking titles and opportunities from female competitors.

A group of Senate Republicans led by Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., introduced a measure on Tuesday to clarify that schools and public universities violate Title IX and can lose federal funding if they allow men in women’s sports.

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Don’t trust this dictionary

Family | Merriam-Webster and other reference books embrace transgender ideology
by Mary Jackson
Posted 9/18/20, 03:41 pm

Roxanne Trujillo began teaching children the English language in 1973, more than two decades before Merriam-Webster offered its first online dictionary. She is admittedly “old school” and still prefers students define words from the oldest hard copy dictionary they can find. Now, more than ever, Trujillo has “serious concerns” about students casually looking up definitions for words online.

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Stateless children

Family | The use of overseas surrogates by same-sex couples creates problems
by Mary Jackson
Posted 9/11/20, 03:51 pm

Simone Mize-Gregg was stateless for the first two years of her life. A surrogate in England gave birth to her, and two men in a same-sex marriage are raising her. Both men are U.S. citizens, but Simone’s biological father, Jonathan Gregg, has dual U.S.-British citizenship and lived in the United States less than five years before her birth. Neither he nor the child’s mother met the requirements for Simone to receive automatic U.S. citizenship at birth.

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